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A. V. Fomin Botanical Garden

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I stopped by for a quick tour, there are much more beautiful parks in Kiev. This is more like a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gun U
Beautiful Respite From the City!

One can spend the entire day here just walking, sitting, resting, taking in nature all around you... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Laurie Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped by for a quick tour, there are much more beautiful parks in Kiev. This is more like a forest in the middle of city. I'd prefer seeing Marinsky Park instead.

Thank Gun U
Reviewed 7 December 2017

One can spend the entire day here just walking, sitting, resting, taking in nature all around you. Beautiful every time of year but for me the best is in May/June during the lilacs - SUBLIME!

Thank Laurie Y
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We stayed in a hotel opposite to the end of the garden. Since we left the visit to our last day in Kiev, we didn't have any desire to walk up to Universytet Metro station, where is the main entrance. In the hotel lobby, we...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

its amazing,huge park in a green city of kiev . still offers a chance of meeting and kids playing. i tried to find the plum tree mentioned in the introduction but with no success.

Thank Shaltoni
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We stayed near this garden, so we could start our city tour from here. It's a quite big botanical garden, with many trees and interesting benches where you can have a rest. If your route goes near here, it's good to stay here for a...More

Thank Jung-Pil C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Going to Universytet Metro M1 line one can get out and go straight into the Botanical Garden. Its an oasis of calm and about 3 or 4 groups of 10 people were doing YOGA. Several were just enjoying the sun we enjoyed a good hour...More

Thank timetachyon
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The Hrishko Botanical garden at the Vydubychi Monastery is a magnitude more interesting than this one. This is in essence just another city park. A nice stroll nevertheless, but it needs some love from the local Botanical students/University. No signage and the fountains are in...More

Thank Tapoetapoe
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The garden has excelent location in the city center. It takes place near metro station.There are a lot of beautiful trees and plants in the garden. The best time to visit it is on april when the magnolia blooms. The entrance is free.

Thank tanyaromashka
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Located at the Univerete Metro and within walking distance of the Kyiv Hilton Hotel, this magnificent area of Kyiv is a botanist's "must see" area of Kyiv.

Thank jamesbachs
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park, especially in spring and summer. Good place for a picnic and for fresh air. Take your dog for a walk. There is a small play area for young children.

Thank willakriek
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