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Preparation for Kiev Sightseeing tours

Kiev sightseeing tour

Kiev sightseeing tour

Kiev sightseeing tours are different from Carpathians travel or Crimea mountain trips. They have less physical requirements on travellers, but on the other, they demand a Kiev tour guide of a deeper knowledge level about Kiev and its sights. Continue reading

Kiev tour guide

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Have you ever seen the break of the day over the River Dnipro? A trully unforgettable sight. In its pearly radiance, you can see the grandiose monument symbolizing Motherland and the domes of the ancient Lavra.

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Monument to Kiev City Founders

Monument to the founders of Kiev

Monument to the founders of Kiev

Monument to Kiev City founders – Kyi, Schek, Khoryv and their sister Lybid. The legend of three brothers and their sister is widely recognized as the most popular legend of Kiev’s foundation and urban naming. Continue reading

Andriyivskyy Descent on the Independence Day

Andriyivskyy Descent

Andriyivskyy Descent

Andriyivskyy Descent is a historic descent connecting Kiev’s Upper Town to the historically commercial Podil. The street, often advertised by tour guides and operators as the “Montmartre of Kiev,” is one of the major tourist attraction of Kiev. The descent’s current name is derived from the 18th cen tury, at the time when the Saint Andrew’s Church was erected on the top of the hill. Continue reading

Bessarabskiy market in the downtown of Kyiv

Bessarabskiy market in Kiev

Bessarabskiy market in Kiev

The Bessarabska Square market is at the end of the Khreschatyk Street. Only by the end of the 40s of XIX century the Square was included into the city zone. Early, it was used as a stop-point for the guests coming from the South. Continue reading

Funicular in Kiev

Funicular

Funicular

The Funicular in Kiev connects the historic and commercial Uppertown and the old Lowertown Podil through the steep hill overseeing the Pochtova Square and Dnieper river. Continue reading

Kiev Pechersk Monastery – Wonder of Ukraine

Monastery of the Caves

Monastery of the Caves

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Kiev Pechersk Lavra – Monastery of the Caves

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

The Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Monastery is the sacred place of the East European Christendom. Nowadays it is a living religious community which came back to life after the soviet time not so long ago. Part of the monastery is open for tourists. Continue reading

Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Kiev

Motherland Monument with the museum inside

Motherland Monument with the museum inside

The museum is the biggest in Ukraine in terms of its size and importance. On 21 June 1996, the museum bears the name of the Memorial complex The National Ukrainian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. The main sculpture is the figure of a woman with a shield and a sword in hands – was made of slab stainless steel and erected on a 40-meter cone pedestal. The pedestal is 62 meters high from the bottom up to the point of the sword, the total height is 102 meters, and the weight is approximately 500 tons. Continue reading

The Gorodetska Street in Kiev

National academic theatre of Ivan Franko

National academic theatre of Ivan Franko

A lot of people dream of visiting Paris. But to feel the charm of Montmartre, it is not necessarily going to France. It is enough to turn from the Khreshchatyk Street to the Lipki district and you face quiet aristocratic street with luxury shops, cosy cafes and restaurants, with a cinema and theatre. The Gorodetskaya Street (early Nikolaevskaya) is really called the Kievan Paris. Continue reading

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