The main railway station in Kiev
Kiev`s main Passenger Railway Station services more than 170,000 passengers per day. The Railway Station provides long-distance service (including international) and a short-distance service (including nearby regions). Officially, Kyiv-Passazhyrskyi (in ukr.) Railway Station is used to be the whole huge complex of passenger terminals, railways and depots.
The longest street in Kiev
The Victory Square or Peremogy Square is dedicated to the victory in the second World War. The Square is situated in the Peremogy Avenue (or Street), which is the longest and broadest Street in Kiev (Kyiv).
The main airport in Ukraine
Boryspil International Airport is the main air gateway of Ukraine. It shares a little bit more than 60% of the total volume of air passengers of Ukraine. The airport serves transcontinental flights from Asia to Europe and America.
Ukrainian House in Kiev is nowadays a conference and exhibition hall on Khreschatyk street in Kiev. It was built in 1982 (1978-1982 construction) as a Lenin museum. It is situated on the European Square.
Independence Square in Kyiv
The Independence Square (or Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Ukrainian) is the main square in Kiev, and the most beautiful one. Parades, concerts, festivals and other city arrangements and holidays take place on this square.
Nick Redman's guide on what to see, where to eat and where to party in the Ukrainian capital
Why should I go? You’ve savoured the mild old-Communist chill of Prague, Cracow and Budapest, and you are ready for something a little more heavy-duty. Moscow? Fine, if you don’t mind gathering cobwebs while you wait for the visa. Step forward Kiev, capital of Ukraine and the eastern Europe that EasyJet forgot.
My first visit to Kiev
My first journey to Kiev in 2006 was a bit scary if I am honest. I was going to a country I knew hardly anything about. It was a real challenge!