The first time we visited Kyiv was in the month of March. There’s quite a difference in summer. Here are just a few low-res snapshots from day one. No post-production, no links to larger versions yet, just a few random shots from walking around town.
Dollars? Euros? Rubles?
The Maidan Square looks lovely at night.
At Maidan Square.
St. Sophia’s Church. Parts of it date from 11th century, most from 18th.
St. Sophia’s Church detail.
Along the Dnieper River.
Pedestrian bridge across the Dnieper.
Friendship of Nations arch, from 1982, Soviet era.
Behind the lucky couple, St. Michaels Monastery. Unlike St. Sophia, which is a museum piece, St. Michael’s holds services.
And the exterior of St. Sophia.