Пам'ятник Тарасу Шевченку

Taras Hryhorovich Shevchenko(1814 - 1861)

The monument of Taras Shevchenko in Kiev has a uniquely important place in Ukrainian history. He was a major figure of the Ukrainian national revival. Taras Shevchenko was a man of universal talent. He dedicated his life and creative talent to the people of Ukraine. He is known as the Ukrainian national poet, artist and great patriot of Ukraine.


The Statue of Ukraine's most famous poet is situated at the northern entrance of the park named after him. It is a colossal, imposing statue looking towards the University, directly across the street from the deep red building of National University (also known as Shevchenko University).  At one end of the Park you can see local people playing chess. There is also another monument within the park called "Babushka Sculpture". 

Shevchenko Park in Kiev is a great place to visit and the monument of Taras Shevchenko should certainly be on your sightseeing list.

Taras Shevchenko monument
Taras Shevchenko University

Taras Shevchenko University in Kiev Ukraine

Combine visiting the monument to Taras Shevchenko with visiting Shevchenko Park and Taras Shevchenko University in Kiev.

Taras Shevchenko Park Kiev Ukraine

Take a walk through Taras Shevchenko park and enjoy calm nature and beauty. The park is situated opposite Taras Shevchenko University and is one of the best parks in Kiev Ukraine.

Taras Shevchenko Park Kiev