We know Ukraine. We love Ukraine.
And we want You to know and love it, too
Region: Kyiv City
Number of days: 1
Cost: 50 UAH
We will try to show You as much as possible interesting places during Your stay here. Let's open this wondering old&modern city together with our guides.
During the bus/car city tour You will see the most important places in the Ukrainian capital: a lot of interesting: St. Vladimir's Cathedral with paintings of the well-known artists of Vrubel and Vasnetsov, and the Monument to St. Vladimir with a cross on the slopes of the Dnepr, the boat of founders of the city Kyi, Schek, Horyv and their sister Lybid as well as other interesting monuments and admirable parks of Kyiv.
At last we will get to Kreshchatyk - the central street and the heart of the capital. Here there are always a lot of young people and a variety of street entertainment.
It’s possible to carry out this excursion at night!
Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra is the spiritual center of Orthodox Christianity and the memorial of world importance. The monastery was founded in 1051 and every year it is visited by numerus tourists and pilgrims from all over the world. During the centuries the wisdom was kept and the history was written here. People came here to touch the Holiest. Only in Kiev-Pechersk Lavra you will see the collection of Scythian gold, including the famous Scythian Pectoral and other manufactures of jewelers of IV c.b.c.-XVI c.a.d.
Do You want to see how Ukrainian people lived two or three centuries ago? And not only Ukrainian – there are typical houses for other Slavs too. Is it possible to "get around" the whole Ukraine during one day? This journey in time and space is available in Open-air museum Pyrogovo located on the outskirts of Kyiv! You have an opportunity to see folk architecture from different regions of Ukraine. Clean air and beautiful scenery make Pyrogovo a good place for rest!
How did appear Kiev? Why is it called the "mother of Russian cities"? On "By Kiev through the centuries" walking tour You will get acquainted with many ancient architectural monuments and learn more about the history of Kiev and Ukraine. Golden Gate - whether they were really gold? St. Sophia Cathedral founded by Prince Yaroslav the Wise in 1037, was the main temple of Kiev Rus and today presents at the list of world heritage protected by UNESCO. The most picturesque street - Andrew's descent, will take you to the bottom of the ancient city - Podil.
The house with Chimeras, the House of the crying widow, the Chocolate house... Are You intrigued? Those and many other architectural ensembles you can see during the walking tour by Pechersk. It was an aristocratic district inhabited by senior state and region officials, settled in the mansions of local aristocracy. You will hear the legends about houses of aristocrats and their inhabitants, as well as see Pechersk palaces, which were built by kings and princes and other architectural masterpieces of one of the main historic areas of Kiev.
Visiting the Memorial complex "The National Museum of history of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 years" or the Second World War Museum. Impressive exposition talks a lot about the war, Ukraine's contribution to defeating Nazism and the price of Victory... Near the Museum Soviet Fighting Vehicles and Weaponry are demonstrated. Here You can explore Li-2 aircraft, Мі-24В helicopter, МіG-23 jet fighter and see the city from the bird’s fly.
Visiting the Cossack village "Mamayeva Sloboda" will bring you a lot of fun! You will feel the atmosphere in which lived Ukrainian Cossacks, enter their houses and taste their eat at the old-fashioned tavern. Here You can not only to see but to take into Your hands subjects of folk everyday life and even more… You can try to become a potter or blacksmith and create the miracle by yourselves – a peace of pottery from the nub of clay
We will be glad to answer all Your questions and ready to propose more! The cost of all tours is surprisingly pleasant.