Unit 7. A CITY TO EXPLORE
7.2. The heart of Kyiv
A) History of Kyiv is as interesting as modern life.
Kyivites are as friendly as citizens of other towns.
Modern cities are not so beaytiful as ancient cities.
Sights of small town aren’t so popular as places of interest in Kyiv.
Metro in Kharkiv isn’t so big as metro in Kyiv.
Maple trees in Canada are as magnificent as chestnut trees in Kyiv.
B) 1. The historical places in Kyiv are as important as the historical places in our city.
2. Churches and cathedrals in Kyiv are as magnificent as churches and cathedrals in any ancient city.
3. The shopping centre of Kyiv are as crowded as the shopping centre in any big centre of Ukraine.
4. The architecture of Kyiv’s Cathedral is as unique as the architecture in london’s cathedrals.
5. The sightseeing tours around Kyiv are as exciting as the sightseeing
tours of other Capitals of the world.
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I will recommend you to see the Maryinsky Palace.
It’s a unique monument of the 18th-19th century architecture.
It was built at a picturesque spot on the banks of the Dnipro River by the order of the Russian Empress in 1744.
In 1819 it was destroyed by fire and rebuilt in 15 years.
It faces a beautiful park, which is 119 metres long.
Nowadays it became the place of official receptions for the most honoured guests.
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I have just come from Kyiv. I am still under the impression of this wonderful city. I have taken a lot of photos and I am ready to make an excursion about the city for you. I can’t take my eyes off magnificent Cathedrals with their unique architecture. Andriyivsky Uzviz left me open-mouthed. I will show you the photos of some parks. You will see breathtaking views. They are famous for indescribable beauty.