15 Andrew's Descent

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About the place

The Castle on the slope of Uzdykhalnytsia Hill above Andriivskyi Descent, named after the hero of the Ivanhoe novel, Richard the Lionheart, was built in the early 20th century stylised to English Gothic architecture. From the very start, many mystical stories surrounded the building. The Castle of Richard the Lionheart had been called the Haunted House for long.

In the 1920s, the Castle of Richard the Lionheart was nationalised and until 1983 it was used as communal housing. Many  famous artists and scientists used to live in the house. In the late 1990s, the castle was purchased by an American businessman of Ukrainian origin.


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Parks and recreation areas
Parks and recreation areas

St. Andrew’s Hill

25 m. Andrew's Descent

Parks and recreation areas

Uzdykhalnytsia Hill

25 m. Andriivskyi Uzviz

Squares and streets

Andriivskyi Descent

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Souvenir shops

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Solomyanska Brewery

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