Mamayeva Sloboda
The actual name of the open-air museum is Mamayeva Sloboda. Mamayeva is the adjectival form of the name Scythian statue of Mamaj, while Sloboda translates as a large village.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Main entrance and ticket office ti Mamayeva Sloboda.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Typical Cossack garb, untypical "Cossack" windows.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Another colorful, traditional Cossack outfit.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
The group's "Cossack" guide at the open-air museum in Kiev.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Grandpa Roy found it interesting that there was a man in a watch tower who was dressed in a modern Ukrainian military battle dress uniform.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
The signal tower.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
The map of the open air museum at http://mamajeva-sloboda.ua/en/map-of-territory identifies this as a chapel.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mound with Scythian statue of Mamay, after whom the village is named. In Scythian times, this would have been a burial mound.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
A close-up of Mamay or Cossack Mamay, a folkloric hero who is the national personification of Ukrainians.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
The windmill nearby reflects Ukraine's peaceful agricultural heritage.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Folder
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Lake Krasavytsya
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Typical gate into an estate.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Typical gate adornment.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
This bottle indicates the entrance to the tavern.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Inside the tavern.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Tavern menu.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Decorations inside the tavern.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Military Chancery.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Cannon.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Larger cannon.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
A newer structure, possibly an armory. It was built in 2012.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Fair square.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Typical homestead fence.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Typical Cossack barn.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Reading and tending the geese.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Signal tower.
Mamayeva Sloboda
Mamayeva Sloboda
Village well.
Mamayeva Sloboda