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    House with Chimeras

    • Kyiv, Ukraine
      Bankova Street, 10
    • House with Chimeras$$
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      architectural monument, 1903

      One of the most extravagant creations of architect V. Gorodetsky (in the house he lived until 1920). The house is located on a steep slope of the Crypt, from which one side has three floors, and on the other six. The facades are decorated with intricate sculptures on the theme of ancient myths and hunting, which served as the first advertising of a new building material - cement. Legend attributes the grim sculpted scenes of grief Gorodetsky he drowned in the Mediterranean daughter. In Soviet times, the house was a communal then the hospital Communist Party Central Committee. Now - Small residence receptions President of Ukraine, the tour did not take place.

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