Postal Square

Postal Square – Kiev, Ukraine

Poshtova Square (Ukrainian: Поштова площа, translit.: Poshtova Ploshcha, literally: Postal Square) in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, is one of the oldest historic squares of the city. Archaeological findings are dated back to the 4th century. A crossing of several historic streets such as Volodymyrsky Descent, Borychiv Descent and Sahaydachny Street, the square is located at the Dnieper riverfront right next to the Kiev River Port. The square received its name from Podil post station that was opened there in 1846. The square was also known under an alternative name as Rizdvo (Christmas) Square, derived from Rizdvo Church built in 1810-1814 and destroyed in the 1930s. The square underwent a significant reconstruction in the 1970s when the…