Kiev

Kiev in April 2016, all the rest

Here are the rest photos from Kiev in April 2016 that I wanted to share.

In Kiev, there are several peculiar subways. The stairways from the crossing streets run down in a form of an arc, uncovered. The entrance to the subway is where the stairways meet:

These graphics in one of the subways represent the Ukrainian cities:

A manhole cover:

An airplane pictogram confusingly points in wrong direction:

The university is painted with a crazy colour:

At night it looks infernal:

A sign on a fence:

Wall art:

Another example:

There was an exhibition of painted eggs on a square — many looked beautiful:

Dnipro:

More Kiev:

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Signs and plaques in Kiev

More photos from Kiev.

Listed building:

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A memorial plaque:

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A museum:

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Hand-written posters:

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Hardware store:

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A hairdresser’s sign:

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Another one:

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Some kind of a special kind of house:

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Don’t park here:

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A cafe:

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M & M:

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Nice curves:

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A clothes and vinyl shop:

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Nice layout:

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Kiev street name plates

A characteristic Kiev street name plate looks like this:

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There is a bulb inside, sometimes:

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An old one:

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An ugly soviet one:

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The ones on Khreshchatyk look more like car license plates:

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There is also a blue design:

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And also there are these weird boxes at the entrances:

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Transport in Kiev

More pictures from the same April trip to Kiev as the recent yards.

Nice yellow trolleybuses:

Not as nice:

Jitney stops list:

A stop:

Metro ticket hall:

Inside:

Turnstiles:

A poster:

Map booklets:

River station:

Anything goes to protect your parking stop. Bottles:

Planks:

This is a different kind of transport. They attach you to a cable and you fly to the island:

Looks cool:

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Kiev yards

Here are some pictures of beautiful Kiev yards.

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