Podil. The Town Of Craftmen



Podil is one of the ancient and fascinating districts of Kyiv. It is real historical core of Kyiv. There are so many old buildings and churches concentrated. According to archaeological research people started to live there at least from the 9th century.
Traditionally Podil is considerated as town of craftsmen. They did here different handmade – from pottery till jewelry and supplied the prince court. At this district also lived cattlemen. They prayed to the Slavic god Volos or Veles.
Archeological excavations started here just 70 years ago and nowadays we got more information about this district.