Kiev. Maidan Nezalezhnosti

Usually, when visitors to the city ask the people of Kiev about must-see sights in the Ukrainian capital, Khreshchatik and Independence Square (or Maidan Nezalezhnosti) are the first on the list.

The Square is home to a Globus mall and metropolitan conservatory in addition to a cascade of fountains along Khreshchatik. Also adjoining Khreshchatik are the House Of Trade Unions and Glavpochtamp.

Independence Square is not only the main square in Kiev, but it hosts the most varied events, including, but not limited to, the celebration of anniversaries, civic protests, and rallies.