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Monument to Kyj, Shchek and Khoryv and their syster Lybid -- the legendary founders of Kyiv. .

The monument was unveiled in 1982 at the foot of Pechersky plateau on the bank of the Dnipro. It depicts the legendary founders of Kyiv -- the brothers Kyj, Shchek and Khoryv and their sister Lybid. The sculpture is a boat with the three brothers standing in the stern, two are holding spears and Kyj holds a large bow. Lybid stands tall and strong in the bow, the wind is gracefully liftingher cloak.

Monument is created by Vasily Borodai along with architect N. Feschenko.

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