During weekends, the streets surrounding the square are closed and it all becomes a festival full of musicians and street performers. This image is available for licensing for a variety of editorial and commercial uses in publications, designs, web and social media. Two metro stations, Kreschatik and Maidan Nezalezhnosti, are also situated nearby. This is Kiev’s main square and social heart of city. The company AERO3Dengineering in 2019 year was developed 3D model Independence Monument. Maidan Nezalezhnosti: The Main square - See 1,733 traveller reviews, 2,177 candid photos, and great deals for Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine, at Tripadvisor. Instytutska Street is to the far left. This full-day Flickr photos, groups, and tags related to the "maidannezalezhnosti" Flickr tag. Statue in Maidan - Kiev - Ukraine (26898026612).jpg 2,736 × 3,648; 2.76 MB Ukraine-Kyiv-Maidan Nezalezhnosti-Mamai monument.JPG 2,288 × 1,712; 814 KB Майдан незалежностi. Admire famous statues including the Founders of Kyiv Monument and the monument to St Andrew the Apostle. It has similar forms in Urdu میدان (maidān), and its source, Persian میدان (meydân, "town-square or central place of gathering"), from Arabic مَيْدَان (maydān), itself an Iranian borrowing ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *médʰyos. The tree, which had become a symbol of anti-government resistance, was at that time decorated with a poster of jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko and scrawled with graffiti opposing President Viktor Yanukovich. One of the eminent activists during that time became Paraska Korolyuk. A mostly underground shopping mall called Hlobus was built under the square to replace the old and shabby giant underpass formerly dubbed by Kyivans as "Truba" (the Tube). "Maidan Nezalezhnosti: Everything will be not so" in, Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine, building of the Trade Unions Federation of Ukraine. After the Orange Revolution, Maidan Nezalezhnosti continues to attract political protesters, but no protest related event has ever approached the scale of the Orange protests. The most famous Ukrainian writer, Taras Shevchenko lived in that area in 1859, in a building between Mala Zhytomyrska (Little Zhytomyr) and Mykhailivska vulytsia (Michael's Street). The monument itself is a column with a figurine of a woman (Berehynia) with guelder-rose branch in her arms. Independence Monument is a victory column located on Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) in Kyiv and is commemorated to the Independence of Ukraine. In 1913, in front of the City Duma, a monument of Pyotr Stolypin (who was assassinated in Kyiv in 1911) was constructed, and it stood there until March 1917 at the dawn of the Revolutionary war within the Empire. [2] Maidan is also a regular site for non-political displays and events, however since 2014 most of them were moved to Sofiyivska Square or elsewhere, because making entertainment on a place where people were killed during Euromaidan was considered inappropriate. The Kyiv City Duma is seen in the centre. Add to Likebox ... #135042658 - Aerial view of Kyiv city, center district with Maidan Nezalezhnosti,.. Since the start of Ukraine's independence movement in 1990, the square has been the traditional place for political rallies, including four large-scale radical protest campaigns: the 1990 student "Revolution on Granite", the 2001 "Ukraine without Kuchma", the 2004 Orange Revolution, and the 2013–14 Euromaidan. [citation needed] Also the "Hlobus" mall is situated underneath the square. Royalty-Free photo of Archangel Michael sculpture over blue sky. [15] The square was covered in protesters all day and night since 1 December 2013. Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) is the very center of Kiev and the place where the main events in the city happen. 300 thousand museum exhibits. Independence Monument is a victory column located on Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) in Kiev and is commemorated to the Independence of Ukraine. The most known one was the Orange Revolution in 2004 and the recent revolution in 2014 – the whole world could see this place in the news then. Ukrainian protesters smash a statue of Vladimir Lenin in Kyiv's Maidan (Independence Square) in 2013. Statue of Berehynia on the top of Independence Monument on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kiev, Ukraine #101791792 - Statue of an angel made of copper and gold plated standing on.. Add to Likebox #86774729 - KIEV , UKRAINE - JUNE 05 : The Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kiev Ukraine.. Editorial. Add an extended license. After Ukraine's independence in 1991, the square was given its current name. It is located on the Khreshchatyk Street. 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