The square on the modern area appeared in Kiev in the end of 18-th century and first time served as a horse station. Then hear began to rise a market with the first merchants originated form Bessarabia (modern Moldova).
Bessarabsky market on the postcard - beginning of the 20-th century
The market building was constructed in 1910-1912, features 896 square metres (9,640 sq ft) of market space.
Nowadays Kiev citizens and guests can find anything they want to hear - fresh strawberry in winter, black caviar and Ukrainian salo and many more. Bessarabsky market is one of the main Kiev's sight and a part of many Kiev tours.