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Region: Kyiv City
Type: Fortresses and palaces
Old Kyiv-Pechersk Fortress is a complex of the buildings, built in XVIII century. The citadel of Kyiv fortress occupies the terriotory about 20 ha on the high right bank of Dnipro round the National Kyiv-Pechersk historical and cultural reserve.
The main rampart with bastions, two earth lunettes, upper and lower Moscow gates, Vasylkivska gate, and two powder cellars are left from the defensive structures of XVIII century. Earthen fortifications of citadel with bastions were declared the national monument of architecture in 1979. The fortress is a prominent monument of military engineering art.