Andriyivskyy Descent is one of the ancient streets in Kiev. Here you can find the detached house of Richard the Lion Hearted where the ghost of the owner still lives; the House of Turbiny - the Mikha?ll Bulgakov Museum - the scene of the White Guard.
It is impossible to visit Kiev and not visit this legendary street made of paving stone with marks of different centuries. Famous Andriyivskyy Descent is winded by lots of legends. It lies from Desiatynna (literally: one of the Church of the Tithes) and Volodymyrska Streets up to Kontraktova Square.
Andriyivskyy Descent is considered to be the cultural heart of the capital. It is decorated with bulk of art galleries and romantic small restaurants. Both Kiev tourists and citizens can find interesting souvenirs here. Besides, the guests are welcome to talk alive to the authors of handicrafts and paintings that exhibited along the Descent. Moreover, there are a lot of houses of monument at the Andriyivskyy Descent.
For instance, the detached house of Richard the Lion Hearted! According to the legend, the ghost of its gloomy owner still roams about the house. There is also the House of Turbiny that is the Michail Bulgakov House Museum. It was founded in the beginning of 1989 and that was the scene of the White Guard. We do recommend you to visit the Museum of One Street where you can hear the story about Andriyivskyy Descent that is one of the ancient streets in Kiev. It connects the Upper City to the Lower City (calledPodil Raion).
On the Descent you can meet a character from the Master and Margarita novel, namely cat Behemoth.
Ancient narrow patios, scent of age-old history in every stone of tiny houses cannot but attract one’s attention. Theatregoers like to attend interesting performances, as there are some theatres along the Andriyivskyy Descent.
Feel the ancient Kiev romance on the museum street!