The Bessarabskyi Market (Ukrainian: Бессарабський ринок, romanizedBessarabs'kyi rynok), or Besarabskyi Market (Ukrainian: Бесарабський ринок), also referred to as the Bessarabka (Ukrainian: Бессарабка), is an indoor market located in the center of Kyiv on the Bessarabska Square at the southwest end of the city's main thoroughfare, the Khreshchatyk. Constructed from 1910 to 1912 to a design of Polish architect Henryk Julian Gay, the market features 896 square metres (9,640 sq ft) of market space.

Bessarabskyi Market
Бессарабський ринок
General information
StatusArchitectural monument of national importance
Architectural styleArt Nouveau
LocationKyiv, Ukraine
Coordinates50°26′33″N 30°31′18″E / 50.44250°N 30.52167°E / 50.44250; 30.52167
Construction started1920
Design and construction
Architect(s)Henryk Julian Gay [uk]

Its name originates from Bessarabia,[1] a region conquered by the Russian Empire during the Russo-Turkish Wars and now partially located in southwestern Ukraine on the territory of the Odesa Oblast (province).

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  1. ^ "Besarabsky Market".

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