One of the most impressive buildings in Kiev and of the Ukraine, the Mariyinsky Palace is located on the right bank of the Dnieper River. It currently serves as the residence of the President of the country and it is located near the Palace of the Parliament.
Initially, the Palace was built to serve as a summer residence for the Russian Empress Elizabeth Petrovna and the Romanov family.During the Worls War II the building was badly damaged requiring a reconstruction in 1940. The Palace can be visited by tourists once per year on Independence day.
Others from The Best Places to Visit in Kiev, the Ukraine
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.