Sep 24 2010

POTD: Monument to Berehynia in Kiev’s Independence Square

by in Eastern Europe & the Caucasus, Photo of the Day, Ukraine

Berehynia monument

In Slavic mythology, Berehynia is a female spirit who serves as the “hearth mother, protectoress of the home”. This monument to Berehynia is located in Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) in Kiev, Ukraine.

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