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Rodina Mat (Motherland)

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Zapeshchernaya St., Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Certainly leaves an impression! The area is impressive and there is loads to see. The "Mother" statue is gigantic (truly impressive!). We got there easily w Uber and walked on to reach the Kiev Pechersk Lavra.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sanprodigy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located adjacent to War Museum. Motherland statue is built very well, location is excellent. Very unfortunate that it was a foggy day hence couldnt explore more.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GaneshMezon
Reviewed 1 week ago

good place but not well taken care off - i enjoyed walking around and see the momuments but i guess i was mising a tour guide

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eugunetravelblog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out of the metro it's an one-way walk, where you pass the cave monastery, straight to this enormous statue (15 minutes). Beside this statue, which is impressive itself, there is a great view of the city, and many cold- and world war items to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Britt K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dominating the skyline this statue is nearly 200 metres high. The war museum is housed underneath. Worth a walk out of the centre to visit this area

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t help but lose you breathe and take in the beauty of this monument. Although you can see it from a miles away, it only grows more spectacular as you get closer. Truly a pleasure to experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank susyxque
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Viewing the monument as soars into the sky, it glows, especially when the sun is behind it. Several of our friends visited the base, and found it interesting. Truly beautiful,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charley44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have wanted to visit this statue for a long time, and as soon as I saw it I felt excited. Unfortunately the outside pedestal was closed but the war museum underneath was interesting. True, the isn't much in English but you can get the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

History of World War II is still living in this place. Military museum of Soviet Union, I do not like it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alek228
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

impressive to see how much money was spent, when people were starving. Interesting to see exhibits. Great vista of the city which makes going worthwhile. all in all, not a must not miss location.

Date of experience: November 2018
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