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The Chocolate House

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Feb 28, 2016
“a huge chocolate”
Nov 2, 2015
“So happy we went in!”
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Shovkovychna vul. 17/2, Kiev 01024, Ukraine
+380 44 253 0521
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

Chocolate House was built in 1880 in the style of the Venetian Renaissance. Today it is “Children’s Art Gallery” that is a branch of Kiev National Museum of Russian Art. It is not worth to go inside the building. I wouldn't make a special trip...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank BohemEdition
Reviewed 3 November 2015

So, I didn't know how awesome a place this was until we went in. It was one stop on a longer tour for us, and we almost didn't take the time to go inside. While the inside is in somewhat rough shape, the decoration and...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Sophie-Notes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

It is definitely worth seeing. Must say that interiors are in very bad conditions. Actually this house is kind allegory for Ukraine - nice outside, some things inside are good, some nearly perfect, but some are very bad but can become better. In general I...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Provus
Reviewed 17 September 2015

The Chocolate House was built in 1880 in the style of the Venetian Renaissance and situated in the centre of Kyiv. It has its name because it is colored in chocolate color and looks like a bar of chocolate. Situated in a relatively quiet street

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Nadiya K
Reviewed 28 April 2015

This building was OK to check out. I wouldn't make a special trip just for this. But if your in the area it's worth seeing.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank norgeva
Reviewed 2 June 2013

In addition to exhibitions in the two-story building is of interest eclectic interiors - Byzantine, Empire, Art Nouveau.

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank Viktor K
Reviewed 1 October 2012

The weird name of the house could be explained by its brown color and its shape that looks like a bar of chocolate. It's a beautiful building, located in a very good neighbourhood.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank Stephanos1
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Nothing special to look at. It is nice, but old and warned out. It is not worth to go there. Just if you drop by, than maybe...

2  Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 20 March 2012

It's a great-great building, my parents had their wedding in it. But I am disappointed by many years of destruction of the building without proper support and care. Today (2012) it is sad to see it. Hope very much that local authorities will find sources...More

1  Thank Sergiy K
Reviewed 18 February 2012

Cool design, very original, but nothing special. old city

Thank Vlad A
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