Places in Kiev worth visiting
A story about Kiev in "nominations" with a photo.
It is worth to visit these places, most of which are well known.
The longest street: Brovarsky Prospekt about 14 km long.
The shortest street: Engineering Lane (near Arsenalnaya Square), less than 50 m long, there are 3 houses here.
The oldest street in Kiev: Vladimirskaya, it is more than a thousand years old.
The shortest and at the same time the widest main street of the capitals of Europe: Khreshchatyk, a length of only 1300 meters and a width of as much as 75 meters from home to home.
The narrowest street: Georgievsky pereulok, the width of the carriageway is only 5.4 meters.
The oldest tree (presumably): Wilhelm Christer's oak on the street. Osipovsky. Has an age from 600 to 700 years.
The most densely populated area : Desnyansky, about 354.5 thousand people.
The most least populated area: Pechersky, about 139 thousand people.
The deepest metro station in Kiev: "Arsenalnaya", about 105 m deep, is one of the deepest stations in the world.
The most beautiful station of the Kiev underground: "Golden Gate".
The highest building in Kiev: the TV tower, built in 1973, its height is 380 m.
The highest point in Kiev, in relation to the Dnieper: the Glory square, the height of more than 200 m.
The most popular souvenir from Kiev: Kiev cake, it is produced since 1956.
The largest educational institution is the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kiev Polytechnic Institute", about 42 thousand students, the general collective - more than 50 thousand people.
The most visited museum in Kiev: National Historical and Cultural Reserve "Kiev-Pecherskaya Lavra"; there are about a million tourists a year.
The most ancient monument of Kiev: a monument to the Magdeburg Law (the colossus of the Magdeburg Law) was erected in 1802-1808 by architect Andrey Melensky.
The highest monument of Kiev: a monument-sculpture "Motherland" on the territory of the National Memorial Complex "Museum of the Great Patriotic War". Its height is 102 m, the sculptor is V. Boroday; The monument was opened in 1981; is one of the five highest sculptures in the world.
The largest residential area of Kiev: Troyeschina (240 thousand inhabitants).
The largest industrial enterprise in Kiev is the Aviant plant, on which AN aircraft flying in the sky of all the continents of the Earth.
The longest urban transport route: tram No. 12 (metro "Kontraktova Ploshcha" - Pushcha-Voditsa), its length is about 20 km.
The shortest transport route of Kiev: funicular, length 222 m.
The largest park in Kiev: Park. Rylsky, Goloseevsky district; The park area is about 150 hectares, it was opened in 1958.
The most humid residential area: Vinogradar.
The driest residential area: Kharkiv.
The most unique monument (unique in the world): a monument to the garbage truck. It was installed in 2004 on the street. Gas pipeline, 2, Kyivspetstrans in gratitude to the workers of sanitary cleaning of Ukraine for labor merit.
The tallest building in Kiev and Ukraine: a residential complex on the Klovskiy descent, 7 meters high with 168 meters.
The championship of the highest structure of the Russian Empire and the USSR for 30 years also was beyond Kiev. House Ginzburg (12 floors, more than 60 meters) was on the street. Institute, on the site of today's hotel "Ukraine", and went down in history as the first "skyscraper" of Ukraine. It was destroyed in 1941.
The miniature elevator in Kiev: located in the house 11-B on the street. Proreznoy. The lift can accommodate one person, the floor area is about 0, 5 sq.m.
The most miniature functioning temple: on the street. Vladimirskaya, 43, in the basement is the church of Mary Magdalene.