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MARIINSKY PARK The park is located in the center of the city. Its story has about a half of century. The park is one of the most picturesque parks of Kiev, and is designed in the so called English style.
THE PARK CONTAINS MORE THAN 80 TREES; A LOT OF ROSES GROW HERE T. HERE ARE PEOPLES’ FRIENDSHIP ARCH, THE PUPPET THEATRE, AND THE MUSEUM OF THE WATER IN THE PARK.
It is very famous due to the fact that the Mariinsky Palace, one of the greatest monuments of Kiev, and at the same time the principal residence of the Ukrainian President is situated on its territory.
THE TSARSKY GARDEN The Tsarsky Garden is located between the Mariinsky and Khreschaty parks. It was founded by Peter I on the basis of the Regular garden. In 1763 fruit trees were planted in the park, and greenhouses were built here.
AT THE PLACE OF THE PRESENT STADIUM « DINAMO» THE VALLEY OF ROSES WAS SITUATED. THERE WAS THEATRE CHATEAU DE FLEUR HERE.
IN THE 60 -70 YEARS BETWEEN THE M ARIINSKY PARK AND THE STADIUM «DINAMO» THE GARDEN SCULPTURES TOL ESYA UKRAINKA AND MARY ZANKOVETSKAYA WERE ESTABLISHED.
FOMIN BOTANICAL GARDEN
Fomin Botanical Garden is one of the oldest gardens in Ukraine. Currently it is a research institution of Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University and at the same time fulfilling the educational and scientific functions.
SEVERAL GENERATIONS OF BOTANISTS CREATED IN THEB OTANICAL GARDEN A UNIQUE COLLECTION OF PLANTS OF DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHICAL ORIGIN, WHICH HAS ABOUT 10 THOUSAND UNITS.
ON THE TERRITORY OF THE GARDEN A WIDE RANGE OF NATURAL FAUNA SAMPLES IS PRESENTED. THE GARDEN IS CONSIDERED ONE OF THE MOST UNIQUE NATURAL SITES OFK IEV.
M. M. GRISHKO NATIONAL BOTANIC GARDEN M. M. Grishko National Botanic Garden is one of the twelve largest botanical gardens of the world. It is situated in Kiev on the right bank of the Dnieper River, and contains a unique collection of flower decorative, medicinal, fruit, vegetable, fodder and technical plants from all over the world.
Here is one of the best collections in Europe, tropical and subtropical plants, which is a national treasure of Ukraine.
As a result of many years of working here have been established floristic complexes «Forest plains of Ukraine» , «Ukrainian Carpathians» , «The steppes of Ukraine» , «Crimea» and many others. Here, scientists not only to display the plant life of each part of the country, but also the shape and features of the landscape.
THE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE NATIONAL AGRARIAN UNIVERSITY
THE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE NATIONAL AGRARIAN UNIVERSITY WAS FOUNDED IN 1928, WHEN ON THE TERRITORY OF THE HOLOSIIVSKYI FOREST DENDROLOGICAL GARDEN WAS BASED.
SIX RESEARCH LABORATORIES ARE OPERATING NOW IN THE BOTANICAL GARDEN, INCLUDING DENDROLOGICAL LABORATORIES AND FOREST BREEDING, FRUIT AND VEGETABLE CROPS, FLOWER CULTIVATION, PLANT ECOLOGY, ZOOLOGY AND GREEN BUILDING.
THE COLLECTION OF TREES IN THEB OTANICAL GARDEN HAS MORE THAN EIGHT HUNDRED SPECIES. HERE THE TERRITORIES FOR CONIFERS OF THE FAR EAST, THE CAUCASUS, ORNAMENTAL PLANTS, ROSES, AND VIOLETS WERE ESTABLISHED. THE COLLECTION OF TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL PLANTS INCLUDES CITRUS PLANTS, CYPRESSES, ETC.
HYDROPARK LAYS ON VENICE AND DOLOBETSKY ISLANDS ON THE DNIEPER. IN 1965 A WATERENTERTAINMENT CENTRE WITH BEACHES, PARK AMUSEMENTS, BOATING STATIONS, RESTAURANTS AND CASINOS WAS CREATED HERE
ON THIS TERRITORY THERE IS THEP ARK «KYIV IN MINIATURE» , WHERE YOU CAN SEE MODELS OF ARCHITECTURAL MONUMENTS OFK IEV, SUCH AS THE INDEPENDENCE SQUARE AND KHRESHCHATYK, KIEV-PECHERSK LAVRA, GOLDEN GATES, ST. SOPHIA CATHEDRAL, A MONUMENT «MOTHERLAND» , RAILWAY STATION, AIRPORT, ETC.
TRUKHANOV ISLAND Trukhanovsky Island is situated in the central part of Kiev on the Dnieper. After World War the Second the Island became a place of rest of the Kiev citizens, a lot of beaches, water stations, sports facilities, restaurants, holiday houses constructed here. The Island is connected with the right bank of the Dnieper.
PUSHKIN PARK Pushkin Park was founded in 1899 and named in honour of the poet in connection with the centenary of the birth of Pushkin. In the early 20 th century spruces and larches, oaks and limes were planted in the park. In order to do it scientists prepared two thousand saplings and invited children to the celebration of planting the park. At the end of the Great Patriotic war, Marshal George Zhukov opened exhibition of German engineering machines in the Park. In 1962 a monument to Alexander Pushkin by sculptor A. A. Kovalev was created here.