The Besarabsky Market (Ukrainian: Бесарабський ринок, Besarabs'kyi rynok), also frequently called Besarabka (Бесарабка) is an indoor market located in the center of Kiev at the west end of Khreshchatyk, the main and best known street of the city. A monument to St. ...
The market was built in 1910 - 1912 to the design of H. Hay. 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...
The name of the market originates to Bessarabia, a south-western Ukrainian historical region. Old map of Bessarabia Bessarabia or Bessarabiya (Basarabia in Romanian, Besarabya in Turkish) was the name by which the Imperial Russia designated the eastern part of the principality of Moldavia annexed by Russia in 1812. ...
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