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The Podil or Podilskyi Raion (Ukrainian: Поділ, Подільський район, translit. Podil, Podils’kyi Raion) is a historic neighbourhood and an administrative raion (district) in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Kiev, the birthplace of the city's trade, commerce and industry. It still contains many architectural and historical landmarks, and new archeological sites are still being revealed.
Numerous attractions of Podil particularly include: Frolivskyi and Pokrovskyi Convents, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, House of Ivan Mazepa, House of Peter the Great, Fountain of Samson, Zamkova Hora hill, Andriyivskyy Descent — the main link of Podil to the city's administrative Uppertown, Borychiv Descent, Kiev River Port, Kiev funicular, Poshtova Square, and the Kontraktova Square.