Kiev's Andriyivskyy Descent, literally translating to "Andrew's descent", connects the capital's Upper Town with the historic and commercial centre of Podil. However, this winding cobblestone street, descending a total of 720 metres, is a visitor attraction in itself. Galleries, gift shops and street vendors complement the culturally significant landmarks and monuments of this iconic thoroughfare, a favourite haunt for tourists and locals alike.
Situated just metres from Andriyivskyy Descent, the Radisson Blu Hotel Kyiv Podil is the ideal base for a visit to the Ukrainian capital. With a central location only steps from attractions such as the Dnieper River and the One Street Museum, both business and leisure guests will feel at home in this upscale hotel.
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The Andriyivskyy Descent stretches from the summit of the Old Kiev Mountain at St Andrew's Church, all the way to the vibrant Kontraktova Square, in the cultural and economic heart of the Podil district.
A highlight of the area for many visitors is the 18th century Saint Andrew's Church, one of Kiev's major attractions, on the summit of the Andriyivskyy Descent. This impressive example of Baroque architecture dates back to 1747 and is one of four Ukrainian landmarks specified on the List of Mankind Treasures of Five Continents by the World Society.
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