3 What Changed About Kiev During The Past 100 Years

What Changed About Kiev During The Past 100 Years

Posted on January 23, 2012 by

In the Library of Congress of the USA, there are photographs of Kiev taken about 100 years ago. Thanks to these photographs, we have an opportunity to compare the city of Kiev of today to Kiev as it was a century ago.

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They have replaced a monument to Nicholas I with a monument to Taras Shevchenko. Besides, the modern pedestrial looks worse than the old one but still one can catch a likeness between the two photographs.


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3 Responses to “What Changed About Kiev During The Past 100 Years”

  1. Don says:

    Ahhh,how beautiful it was back to those days and how many of nice buildings were destroyed by those horrible war.

  2. zero says:

    Wait a minute… color photos from HUNDRED years ago (1912)? Where did they come from? There weren’t that many color cameras at that time.

  3. critter says:

    I came across the same old photos of Kiev about a year ago. I then used my photos from my trips to Kiev in 2006 & 2009 and did a similar comparison. Those old photos are amazing. Great job comparing the old & new.

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