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24.10.2012 - Opening of the Monument of Ukraine Independence on Constitution Square

Recently many popular places of interest in Kharkov have been reconstructed and renovated and we think it will be interesting for our guests and visitors of Kharkov to learn a bit more of them. One more significant place of Kharkov has received a "new face." There was an official opening of the Monument of Ukraine Independence on Constitution Square in center of Kharkov. The monument was designed by sculptors Alexander Ridny and Anna Ivanova, their project won an international contest, which was announced by Kharkov City Council on April 27, 2011.

The Monument of Ukraine Independence symbolizes the time-honored dream for freedom, a centuries-old struggle for independence and at the same time, the desire and the will of Ukrainians to new victories and achievements. The monument consists of a granite pedestal height of 7.9 m and a sculpture of the goddess "Nike" standing on the ball. The monument figure is made of bronze in the form of a winged woman on the ball and is nearly 16,5 meters tall.

Besides the monumentís erection, the square has been fully reconstructed. New designerís lights, buildings lighting, new benches, trash cans were installed on the Square.The total square area is lined up with tiles.

The second stage of the reconstruction of Constitution Square will be extension of the Historical Museum area, where the museum of modern art will be built.

Dear guests of the city, you are more than welcome to Kharkov and its certainly worth seeing everything with your own eyes.

Our friendly staff will be glad to help you in the accommodation search during your stay in Kharkiv. We have a comfortable one bedroom apartment right at Constitution Square, with direct views from the windows to to the renewed area of Constitution Square with Monument of Ukraine Independence, a sight which one can admire both daytime and nightime.

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