Darnytsia is a district on the left bank of the Dnieper, residential area of Kyiv, which has a long history.
The word “Darnytsia” consists of two parts. According to the old custom, people used to bow down with an open hand as a sign of a request to take a present.
During Kyivan Rus it meant the same thing as the modern word “gift”.
Archeological sites of the IV – III centuries BC were found in Darnytsia.
There is a picturesque park of Partisan Glory here. Also, this is where you can find squirrels that are not afraid of people anymore.
The Kharkiv highway, which runs along the district is called the “avenue of murals”. You can find more than 10 wall paintings decorating local houses here.
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