The house of the well known Ukrainian writer Ivan Kotlyarevsky is the next to The Cathedral of Assumption. It was bought in 1751 by deacon of the Cathedral of Assumption (grandfather of Kotlyarevsky) Ivan. The writer has lived almost all his life in Poltava. He was buried there in 1838. The house is the building of the XVIII century. In the court before the building there is the bust of the writer by the work of the sculptor Kalchenko given as a present. The project of the reconstruction is made by the sculptor V. Tertychny. Ivan Kotlyarevsky and his creation are national pride of the Ukrainian people.The glory lights up this place. And not only Poltavites come to worship our genius writer.