"Yunist" is a market in the Desniansky district of Kyiv, which arose with the active development of left-bank residential areas of the capital. In 1971, the collective-farm market was opened here and got its name from the tram stop "Yunist Street" nearby. It has mixed trading area type - selling food products, construction materials, as well as various spare parts and components. It is popular among Kyivites due to its wide assortment and affordable prices.
According to the old European tradition, each city district had a market square in its center, the inhabitants of the neighboring houses could walk there and bring home their purchases. Back in Prince Yaroslav times there were 8 trading places in Kyiv. Today, the city has several old-fashioned shopping centers which never changed their locations - Besarabka, Zhitny, Lukianivka, Kurenivka, Demiivka.
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