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Architects Square description and photos - Ukraine: Kharkov. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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Architects' Square is a very young landmark of the city of Kharkov. It is located near the metro station named after Architect Beketov, in the area of Sovnarkomovskaya, Pushkinskaya and Darwin streets. It was opened on August 23, 2009 in honor of the City Day (the day when Kharkov was liberated from the Nazi invaders during the Second World War). Many famous people in Kharkiv took part in the opening ceremony, in particular, the head of the city Mikhail Dobkin, the head of the Department of Public Utilities Viktor Kitanin, as well as the chief architect Sergey Chechelnitsky.
According to the project of the authorities, a sidewalk was laid on the square, lawns planted, benches set up. Also, the monument to the lovers was reconstructed, which is surrounded by a fountain that glows at night. Tourists and Kharkiv residents confidently call this "Fountain of Lovers" the eighth miracle of Kharkiv.
The Architects' Square is a kind of sculpture park, the main decoration of which is the exposition "Seven Wonders of Kharkiv". These are models of the best, in the opinion of the citizens of the city of Kharkov, architectural buildings of the city. This exposition includes such exhibits as: House of State Industry (Gosprom), built in 1928; The Dormition Cathedral complex (its Bell Tower is, today, the tallest structure in Kharkov (89.5 m), erected in 1844; Dormition Cathedral, erected in 1783); Monument to T.G. Shevchenko, built in 1935; Cathedral of the Annunciation, built in 1901; Complex `` Mirror Stream '', built in 1946; `` House with a Spire '', built in 1954; Intercession Cathedral,
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Topic: Square of Architects description and photo - Ukraine: Kharkiv.