We know Ukraine. We love Ukraine.
And we want You to know and love it, too
Number of days: 3
Cost: 2200 UAH
Ukraine has much created and much suffered at the historical way. Here, in Kyiv in X century Knyaz’ Vladimir has consecrated Ukraine. Here in XX century not far from Kyiv the largest world tragedy has happened – explosion at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. This event has a great impact on the destiny of the million of people and the passage of the whole history. This trip can help you to start thinking – what kind of imprint we leave on the face of the earth, and what we are going to pass to our future generations. May be the art? Ars longa!
The tour starts in Kyiv – the mother of Russian lands. Here is the Orthodox Church stronghold – Kyiv Pecherska Lavra. Over the course of history it was the spirituality central point for the orthodox Christians. The Kyiv Pecherska Lavra bell tower gives opportunity to enjoy great bird’s eye view. To see the true value of the Ukrainian ancient master hands you can at the Jewelries Museum. You will be surprised that shoed flea, the flower in the hear, the porters on the grain is the products of the left-handed master Nikolay Syadristyi, this and other miracles you can see at the Micro miniature museum.
In Kyiv Pecherska Lavra wisdom is leaving and the history of the whole Ukrainian nation was created definitely here. People from over the world come here to give a touch to holy places. Even folk tales hero Illia Muromets at the close of his days became a monk and exactly at the Kyiv Pecherska Lavra his hallows is kept.
Second day is devoted to Chernobyl completely. If you visit this place you will never find yourself the same person as before. Some time ago at the world’s map has appeared Chernobyl and then sarcophagus – the monument of the human carelessness. Just at that spot you can understand human fault price. Here the spirit of dead city will make you to feel a fine line between a life of joy and apocalypse.
Mysterious silent of the abandoned villages and picturesque landscapes will leave strong impression. But nevertheless some of the former habitants came back to native homes and now they live at the exclusion zone. Przewalski's horses and other wild animals are roaming here, uncontrolled thrives greenery.
Listen to the breath of Prypyat’, the city which is leaving in solitude more than 20 years. The city is waiting for people from all over the world who desire to see unique views from the roof, graffito on the walls; who are the "S.T.A.L.K.E.R.” game fans, and simply for not indifferent people.
The city is waiting. And just here, at the narrow grown-over streets of so young and so old city you can understand the worth of ordinary things you have not appreciated before.
Human creates things and destroys them, but what next generations will obtain at the end?
We will complete our tour in Kyiv as well. Dip into the world of classic and modern art. PinchukArtCentre – one of the biggest East Europe Art Centres. Its mission - Ukrainian art modernization and new artists’ generation developing. At the expositions it is always presented the masterpieces of famous modern art representatives as well as and young talented artists works.
Russian Art Museum in Kyiv is one of the most considerable art collections in Ukraine. Comparatively small collection made of 12 thousand works of painting, sculpture, graphics, and decorative-applied art consists of authentic masterpieces.
Also you can buy insurance (for active sports as well) and air tickets
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