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Golden Gate in Kiev

The capital of Ukraine Kyiv city is famous for its ancient monuments and sights. Near monuments fortification should be noted Golden Gate which preserved to our times. Eyes of every person on the time gate data is striking in its splendor and inaccessibility.

Golden Gate

Golden Gate

Golden Gate was built in 1037, when Kiev ruled greatest Prince Yaroslav the Wise. In those days the city was surrounded by very tall Kiev ramparts, which were surrounded by moats recessed. Golden Gate intended central entrance to the city and drew a fairly large arch with a military platform above it in the center. Crowned pad white stone church of the Annunciation. more »

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