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Region: Kyiv City
Number of days: 8
Cost: 4850 UAH
Kyiv is one of the oldest Slavic settlements that was founded more than 1500 years. Nowadays it is the city of chestnuts and green parks, ortodox Jerusalem for many believers. Kyiv fascinates by superb mix of ancient history and modern culture, charms by its majestic buildings and streets. Today Kyiv is the modern European city with a legendary past and a great tourist potential. To see all its beauty and feel its spirit at least a week is required!
Arrival to Kyiv, transfer to the hotel. The first sight to the city during Kyiv city tour.
Excursion "Old Kyiv and Podil." Start-up from the Golden Gate - the old main gate of the city, just near of it the monument of Yaroslav the Wise, legendary governor Kyivan Rus is situated. Visiting St. Sophia Cathedral - the unique monument the XI century. Descent by Andriivsky Uzviz that together with St. Andrew's Church is one of the most beautiful streets of Kyiv.. A unique spirit reveals at Podil - the old Downtown of Kyiv. Visiting the impressive Chernobyl Museum.
Visiting Pyrohovo open-air museum located on the outskirts of Kyiv is like a journey in time and space. Walking quiet streets of unique Ukrainian village depict how Ukrainian people lived two or three centuries ago. And not only Ukrainian – there are typical houses for other Slavs too as architectural and life all over regions is presented here.
To visit Kyiv subway is strictly recommended. The guests will see very unusual stations that were built and designed in Soviet times and modern ones.
Visiting Kyiv Pechersk Lavra - it is one of the greatest Orthodox shrines of Ukraine, historical and architecture monument and extant monastery. The Museum of Historical Treasures with the unique collection of gold jewelry from ancient times to the present. Museum of Microminiature surprises with its tiny exhibits.
Excursion to the II World War (that is called here the Great Patriotic War) Museum, where the guide plunge with the guests into horror stories of battles with the Nazi. The highlight of this museum is that it is located in the figure of a woman, which is popularly called "Motherland".
Botanical garden in Kyiv is a true island of beauty and nature for citizens of noisy and busy megalopolis. More than 10,000 varieties and species of different plants from ornamental to aromatic grows here. There are also a superb collection of tropical and subtropical plants, roses and magnolias gardens. Visiting Vydubytsky monastery - one of the oldest in Kyiv.
In Uman is situated the pearl of garden art - Arboretum "Sofiyivka". It was founded in 1796-1831 by Count Potocki as a gift for his favorite wife - beautiful Sophia. It is well-known far away the borders of Ukraine as one of the most famous masterpieces of the world landscape gardening of the end of XVII - the beginning of XIX centuries. Rocks and water, a wide variety of plants and stone labyrinths, fountains and marble statues, artificial caves and waterfalls are in this wonderful park that was created for love.
"Mamaeva Sloboda" is a cultural center of the Ukrainian people. Here the guests can feel themselves like real Ukrainians, touch old rituals and see the reconstruction of cossack history. Return to Kyiv and the most mysterious part of tour "Mystical Kyiv": the secret world of the city and exciting stories of its unusual inhabitants.
The house with Chimeras, the House of the crying widow, the Chocolate house, a lot of beautiful buildings of different eras: the palaces of the nobility and estates of aristocrats in "Architectural Kyiv" tour. Farewell to Kyiv - the European capital and one of the Slavic world centers. Transfer to the airport.
Price from 485 Euro * for 1 person (for groups of 16 pax)
The price includes:
Type: Holidays in Kyiv
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