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Places to visit with your loved one in Kyiv
Fountain of desires
It is located in the courtyard of St. Michael’s Cathedral. According to belief, in order for your inner desire to come true, you need to magnetize the coin to the fountain, and you must hold hands, looking to your beloved half in the eye. And be sure to sincerely believe that the fountain will help you in matters of the heart.
One of the favorite places of Kiev romantics, Castle Hill, is located at an altitude of 80 meters. There is a beautiful view of the Hem and Dnieper.
Ancient 400-year-old linden
Linden is located opposite the historical museum on the landscape avenue. According to belief, linden helps people who are in a quarrel and strengthen love and family relationships. You need to go around the tree seven times in a clockwise direction to repair the relationship.
Lanterns in love
The monument, installed in the center of the capital on Independence Square, became a place for romantic dates. The sculpture of lamps is an elegant and fashionable lantern-man of two meters height who holds in his arms his beautiful bride who is dressed in pink. “Love is light,” is the central leitmotif of this composition, the appearance of which became an event for the people of Kiev on Maidan on Valentine’s Day. People immediately loved this sculpture.
Tree of happiness
The magic tree in the park is made of wrought iron. Following the belief, on the wedding day, the newlyweds should tie a ribbon on its office as a sign of the connection of fate for long years, and touch the fruit so that the fruits (children) of their love would be happy and healthy.
The record for the number of couples in love is undoubtedly the Mariinsky Park. To be precise, there are three parks in one place, which are usually called by one word – Mariinka. These are the Mariinsky Park, the City Garden and the Kreschati Park. Its advantages are the location in the very center of the city and a great many romantic places that can be found at every step. Cons – there is always a considerable number of people. But all this is compensated by the gorgeous panoramic views of the Hem and the Left Bank of Kiev, the abundance of art objects and places where they make wishes.
Bridge of Lovers
Visit the bridge of lovers in Mariinsky Park. It is one of the most romantic places in Kiev. Do you want to strengthen your relationship or check the sincerity of the intentions of a loved one? Come to the Bridge of lovers and kiss. So you will forever remain in the heart of those who are dear to you. Or maybe your cherished desire is to live happily and inseparably all your life? Then hold hands and pass the bridge from the beginning until the end.
Bridge of kisses near the Park of Glory
Admire the night panorama of the left bank of the capital and the Dnieper on the Bridge of Kisses. This openwork bridge has long earned the fame of one of the most romantic places in Kiev. You can come here with your loved one both at day and night, talk with each other or just enjoy the magnificent view. Many are unable to contain the emotions that overwhelm them in this romantic place, so they gently embrace each other and kiss as a sign of sincerity and power of feelings. The bridge connects the Square of Glory and the Park of Glory.
Stroll along the cozy avenues of Goloseevsky Park. Sit on the bench, admiring the summer foliage, colors of autumn or the winter landscape, dreaming of a happy future together. Look at the beautiful cascade of four ponds, located along the valley of the Orehovatka stream. You can make the meeting even more romantic by renting a boat or catamaran in the warm season.
You can feed squirrels and ducks together. As well as to relax in one of the cozy cafes. A walk through Goloseevsky Park with your loved one will be remembered for a long time.
You can enjoy the picturesque scenery of the park “Feofaniya”. Admire the harmonious combination of the miraculous masterpieces of pristine nature and modern art of landscape design against the backdrop of the majestic St. Panteleimon’s Cathedral. The park is beautiful at any time of the year. You will find a unique romantic landscape, bright colors of flowers in the warm season, cozy alleys, fresh air, and singing birds.
Spend time creatively walking together along the Landscape Alley. You can organize a romantic picnic, enjoying nature and each other’s company. Find an ancient linden tree and make a wish. Take a look at the children’s landscape park with its bright and positive fairytale characters. Relax by embracing one of the art shops, dreaming about the future, sharing your impressions of what you see.
Walk along the pedestrian bridge or, as it is also called, the park bridge. This is a very romantic and incredibly beautiful place. In the evening, the bridge is illuminated with many colored lights. Throwing glare on the expanse of the Dnieper, they create a special atmosphere of identity and comfort.
In front of the bridge, you will find a beautifully restored staircase surrounded by green hills and spreading trees. All your thoughts will be about love and happiness in this incredible, romantic place.
Wall of confessions
Not so long ago a wall of confession appeared in Kyiv. In addition to the poems of the poet Joseph Brodsky’s “Letters to the Wall,” here the townspeople perpetuate their declarations of love and share the spiritual torments of unrequited love. If you have long wanted to say something to the object of your adoration, but cannot decide in which way, you can just write about it. Now you know where to do it. This place is not typical and new, so your love will be surprised.