Andriyivsky’s Uzviz otherwise known as Andriy’s descent or Andrew’s descent is the connection between the upper town neighbourhood to another historic neighbourhood Podil. On Andriy’s decsent there is... more
The Museum of Micro Miniatures is a wonderful contrast to all the other sights at Pecherska Lavra. The miniatures are so unbelievably small and finely made so one has to wonder how any person can make... more
Across the street along the eastern side of Maidan Nezalezhnosti can you check the time because there is the world's largest Flower Clock located! It was installed on August 23, 2009. The face of the... more
There is different info about when the Golden Gate was built but it stems from the days of Yaroslav the Wise (1019 - 1054) and was mentioned in the chronicles for the first time in 1037. It is the... more
If you have wanted to see this then go before they finish the last sarcofagus that will completely cover the facility
2015 i think is when its completed?
anyways its becoming a tourist hot spot and... more
Originally a village south of Kiev now Pyrohiv/Pirogovo is an unique open-air museum of traditional Ukrainian architecture and way of life. It's a must see attraction for tourists and everyone who is... more
The Chornobyl Museum was opened on April 26, 1992, exactly 6 years after the disaster happened. It tells the history of what happened through photos, clothes and equipment used by the rescue workers,... more
St Michael's golden domed monastry is one of the most famous churches in Kyiv and absolutely stunning!. It is located on the right bank of the Dniper River and isn't far from Independence Square and... more
The friendship arch represents the unification of Ukraine with it's large and domineering neighbour of Russia.
The monument consists of a Ukrainian and a Russian worker stood under a large arch... more
Kreschatyk is the main street that runs through most of central Kyiv. During weekends and bank holidays the street is shut to cars and buses and the streets fill with buskers, entertainers and people... more
This gigantic lady, the Mother Ukraine, stands on top of the Museum of the Great Patriotic War. It was unveiled by Leonid Brezhnev in 1981.
The statue in itself is 68m tall and weighs 530 tons. It... more
one of the finest examples of Modern. the house has a "horse-shoe" entrance, two "sad" eyes. the very top of the house is decorated by Bacchus head and swamp foliage (and now even real trees). it also... more
The Funicular runs from across the street from Poshtova Ploscha metro station up the very steep hill to Myhailivska square, the area behind St Michailskyi monastery.
It was closed for renovation... more
At the bottom of St Andrew's descent is the district of Podil. This area reminded me a little bit of Soho in New York City (my hometown). If you navigate your way east to Naberezhno Kreshatik & the... more
ST Andryivski Church is one of the more beautiful churches in Kiev, in my opinion. It was built in 1754 by the same architect, in fact, who designed thr Winter Palace in St Petersburg!
The church is more
Extensive grounds with sculptures and ex-army machine (tanks, anti-aircraft guns etc...) and of course has Rodina Mat looking over it. Including the museum you really need a minimum of half a day... more
Andrievskij Spusk is located in the heart of Kiev and should be attended by those who are interested in art, paintings, sculptures or souvenirs made by local artists. Have you ever been in Paris... more
The National Opera House is a wonderful building reflecting the culture and beauty of Kiev. We enjoyed a performance of the ballet "Romeo and Juliet" by Prokofief..The prices were very reasonable and... more
Gorodetsky built the Chimeras House as a traditional for that time dokhodny dom - a house for profit and/or rent. It’s one of the “transformer houses” – four stories from one side (Bankova St.) and... more
This is something unique. Pirogovo is a huge territory of about 1 square mile (1.5 sqkm) where from all over Ukraine original ancient buildings have been brought and rebuilt again. For everybody who... more
This memorial/statue is located in Maryinsky Park in Central Kyiv.
I am learning Ukrainian so my reading of the text might not be 100% accurate but I think it says "Glory of the uprising, 1918 in... more
Well…. So from what to start first? Kyiv is the capital of Ukraine and its population is blah..blah…blah. You can find this info everywhere. So first of all I would like to tell that Kyiv is one of......