Golden Gate
The Golden Gate from the front, looking up.
Golden Gate
Golden Gate
Interior of the Golden Gate, the renovated ancient gate to the old city of Kiev.
Golden Gate
Golden Gate
Side view of the Golden Gate.
Golden Gate
Golden Gate
View of the Golden Gate and the statue of Yaroslav the Wise.
Golden Gate
Golden Gate
Sign basically says, in Ukrainian, of which Grandpa can read only a little, that the work on restoration was completed in 2007.
Golden Gate
Golden Gate
In Kiev, touching the bronze cat at the famous Golden Gate is considered good luck.
Golden Gate
Golden Gate
Grandma Bert also tries for the good luck.
Golden Gate
Golden Gate
Grandma Bert's photo illustrates the joke that this is a "statue of a man holding a cake."
Golden Gate
Golden Gate
Actually, the statue is the monument to Yaroslav the Wise. He is holding the Saint Sophia Cathedral of Kiev.
Golden Gate