Unique images of Kyiv from the 1900s found in the Washington Library have been published online. Photo
After the camera was invented, there were enthusiasts all over the world who took photos of different locations. Kyiv was not spared from this hobby, and pictures of the city from the early 1900s were found in the Washington Library.
The archival photos were published in the community "Thirst: Kyiv is interesting" on Facebook. The capital has changed a lot since then.
"Kyiv in the 1900s. Photos found in the Washington Library," the post reads.
The published photos show not only the center of the capital, but also the historic Podil.
The tram appeared in Kyiv at the end of the 19th century, but it immediately began to develop and gained immense popularity among the city's residents. Few people know, but its predecessor was a horse-drawn carriage that ran along the rails, and the first cars were, among other things, steam-powered.
Independence Square in Kyiv 100 years ago and today are completely different locations. The main square of the capital has changed a lot over the past century. We can see the difference thanks to an old photo.
As OBOZREVATEL reported, among the restaurants in Kyiv that were known not only in our country but also far beyond its borders, there was one named after the Silver Land of Ukraine - Zakarpattia. Here, visitors sat in wine barrels and enjoyed Ukrainian and European dishes.