The Golden Gate [Izomaterial] = Porte d'or: a species photo. - Kiiv, [the beginning. XX century.]. - Phototype; 19.5x28; 13,9x19,5. - (Views of Kiev). - From the photograph of Gudshaon and Gubchev. - The image is horizontal. - View of the ruins of the Golden Gate from the front
1. Territory of Russia (collection). 2. The Golden Gate (Kiev, city, Ukraine) - Photographs. 3. Landscape photos.
The Golden Gate is an outstanding monument of history, architecture, fortification technique of the Kievan Rus epoch - a ceremonial entrance to the city of Yaroslav the Wise. On the construction of the Golden Gate is mentioned in the annals of 1037. During the centuries-old history repeatedly destroyed. The remains of the gate in the ХІХ century. (1832) were excavated by archaeologist K. Lokhvitsky. In 1837, the gates were fortified with buttresses and iron bars, and ordered the territory around them. In this form, the Golden Gate stood for about 150 years. In the early 1980's. reconstructed.
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