Zolota Vorota or the Golden Gate, one of the most unique architectural sites in Kiev, was reopened in 2007 after a long reconstruction. The name of gate in Kiev reminds of the entrance of the Constantinople, the idea being of Yaroslav Mudry. He wanted his contry be as powerful as Byzantine Empire. Ruins of ancient Kiev main gates were originally built during the rise of Kiev, and are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Designed meticulously by historians and architects, the new building that buried ancient walls is considered to be an exact copy of the original gate. From the platform, the view of Kiev and the surrounding area are stunning enough to justify the entry fee. It was also called the sky gate and it was believed that the sun and the Gate saved Kiev from troubles, darkness and death.
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Many countries, the size of Ukraine, have long been able to get a lot of money from tourism.
For example, France and Turkey annually receive up to one billion euros per year, thanks to the developed tourist network.
The Ukraine, with its own unique culture and natural sites, remains of the tourist flow to the side.
All the matter is that even the Ukrainians themselves have little knowledge of their local attractions.
We crave to go to Egypt or Turkey, forgetting of the unique Shatsky Lakes or the world's longest cave in the Ternopil region.
Tourists from around the world just think, dream to come here, but who has ever been close to these unique places? We amounted top 10 attractions that a person should visit at least once in life in Kiev.