Cake, cutlet and chestnuts: top-5 symbols of Kiev

There are a lot of foreign tourists coming to Kiev. Blow, schob the monumental Batkivshchyna-Mati, have mercy on the Dnipro and walk around the Maidan Nezalezhnosti. Stereotypes are stereotypes, and their own symbols are recognized in Kiev, as in any other place, є. The top 5 official and unofficial symbols of the Ukrainian capital were selected from the statistics, which are often referred to as Inozemts.


At the skin place є vulytsya, yak vvazhaєtsya central. Vona Nemov visits the card of the place, engaging in its spirit, unrepeatable beauty. So, Paris is invariably associated with the Aliseysky fields, Moscow - with the Chervona area, and Kiev, slyly, with Khreshchatyk, which is a symbol of the place, its central street and dilovim center. Enmity will arise, which Kiev will grow and grow after the start of Khreschatyk.

For the princely hours, there was a valley here because of the dense growth, against the streams. There was a road that ran through the road - a long-standing basis of the current street. Strumok and the valley were called Khreshchatym, and the name of Khreshchatyk is now known.

For the first time in the 18th century, the part of the valley became a small street, with a one-sided forgetfulness, and on the cob of the 19th century it will be forgotten as a part of the valley, and it’s also living rooms. Residual outlines of the Nabuva street in the middle of the 19th century. The first step is to cross the Podol to Khreshchatyk, and it becomes the center of the industry, trade and daily life of Kiev. For example, the 19th - on the ear of the 20th century, the street mayzhe has been forgotten more and more, with two triple-top camouflages with shops, offices, banks. The stench is equipped with plumbing, gas, electricity.

Take a look around the whole Khreschatyk for a year and don't get awkward at all, even if your head is on the street, it's more than a kilometer.

Kiev chestnuts

In 1842 rotsi Kyiv saw the 46th Tsar of Russia Mikola I. In honor of the visit of the monarch Virishili proclaim a new street, yak at once to be called Taras Shevchenko Boulevard. They were planted with trees, exotic at that hour, with folded crowns, Kin chestnuts.

However, it’s getting worse, but the Emperor is more in love with the strings of the poplar trees. Win buv of admiration, which is more beautiful to look at the stink itself, to that it bach, as it was visadzhuvali in Europe: columns, vdovzh dovgy boulevards. In one night all the chestnuts are buli vikorchuvani. Some of the trees were transplanted into a yard behind the university, even a botanical garden was built. The Іnshі sadzhantsі were far away from the vryatuvati kiyans, who lived nearby. The stench hung around the courtyards of their own houses.

The glory of the beauty of the chestnut blossoms was expanded by Kiev duzhe shvidko. In the other half of the 19th century, many residents actively saw the visajuwati chestnuts in their gardens. Later, the image of a small chestnut literally sprouted in the sphere of life of the world, becoming its symbol and visit. At 20 stolіttі chestnut was depicted on the official coat of arms of the capital. Vin became an embellishment for another symbol not only of Kiev, but of the first efforts of the land - "Kiev cake".

Kiev cake

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