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Half-Day Private Sightseeing Tour of Kiev
"Route description: we start this sightseeing tour in the midst of Kiev vibrant business and student life - big and bright Shevchenko National University with a park nearby see the Opera House and symbolically enter Kiev Old Town through ancient Golden Gates. Next we move to a captivating St Sophia cathedral a UNESCO piece of art to touch the walls built back in 11th century and admire Byzantine frescos and mosaics. Then we walk to the cradle of Kiev – a place ""from where Rus started” and Prince Volodymyr who baptized Kiev in 10th century erected the first stone church in the area. We drop in our best souvenir market at Andrew descent and visit a favorite church of Kyivans nearby. Afterwards
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Full Day Private City Tour of Kiev
"Route description:We meet at the European Square next to the Arch of Friendship and the National Philharmonic. Next we walk along Khreshatyk Kiev Main Street and come to the notorious Maidan. This is the Independence Square where all key events in Ukraine have happened in recent time. Walking up Shevchenko boulevard we come across the National University and Academy of Science and can admire the Opera House (Also here you may buy tickets for the evening show if you wish)
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Great Patriotic War Museum Private Tour in Kiev
"This is unique and very informative 2-hour private excursion of one of the most important historical monuments of Ukraine – the Great Patriotic War Museum. The museum tour combines visiting one of the most fascinating places of Kiev together with viewing located at the area of 11 ha contains numerous exhibits of World War II. Being opened on May 9th 1981 the museum is the exact place where you can find out many details of the fight against the Nazis in WWII.World famous monument of the Motherland also well-known as Rodina Mat’ will be the first thing for you to see during the excursion. The monument is on the list of the tallest statues of the world being 62 meters tall and standing on a 40-meter pedestal. For comparison the world-famous Statue of Liberty in New York is 46 meters tall and stands on a 47-meter pedestal. Informative materials and documents of World War II contained in the pedestal of the Motherland sculpture are the main exposition of the museum. D
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Warnings and Dangers

Street Lottery

I plead you not to take part in any "street lottery"! – No chance for you, no matter how attractive the "lottery" might seem to you. They say the day’s income of the "showmen" of the local...
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This is the age old story of the Police in Ukraine but during 3 trips to Ukraine in the past 2 years and having driven across the country and covered a lot of miles we have only been pulled over once...
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Nov 24, 2013

Clear to a hedgehog?

It's very easy for the pedestrian to have an accident in Ukraine's capitol, or anywhere else in the country, such are the disrepaired state of it's roads & especially pavements. Kiev is known as a...
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Jan 03, 2013

Language Barrier

Kyiv has come along way since I first visited in 2005. In 2005 the staff in the hotel where I stayed did not speak any English but in my return in 2012 I found that they had hired staff that could,...
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Sep 05, 2012

The danger of residence in a dangerous place Read

When you rent an apartment in the Ukrainian town or city, you can not warn about the dangers of the location of these apartments. For example, it is possible that next to your hotel or apartment is...
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Jul 23, 2012

Common Sense Rules in Kiev

Common sense Acommon Travel rules as to where ever you go.#1. Don't go where you shouldn't go.#2. Follow the rule of law in the country that you reside.#3. Adhere to the rule of law from your home...
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Jul 09, 2012
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I had never travelled outside the US before, but I dared take a plane to Europe in the winter of 2009. I said to myself " What the heck. Why not fly now and visit " so I flew to Kiev and made a...
May 09, 2012

Kamikaze drivers

At the time I get the first taxi to arrive from the airport to Kiev, I thought I was in a car racing. Doing Suicide overtakings and ignoring the speed limit it's a normal thing here. But Kiev was only...
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Jan 13, 2012


This isn't really a warning or a danger but it is something to be mindful of. When i visited Kyiv, I was approached by two young children outside the Rynok who had their hands out and gesturing that...
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Dec 28, 2011

Kiev: Airport baggage theft

03Nov11 Flew from Moscow Sheremetova terminal C to Kiev Borispol airport terminal B on Aerosvit flight VV452.Wife discovered gold earings missing from her case after arrival and baggage storage at...
Nov 12, 2011

Local reply

Hey, there's always alot of funny things to do but what makes me laugh is reading these foreign reviews on Kiev and Ukraine which I have been doing for the last hour. Now I had to spend some time...
Jul 15, 2011

Nothing to complain about Kiev!

Kiev is a lovely city: hills, green, clean, nice prices, no more police checking foreigners, several cultural highlights, easy going local people!Two remarks: learn to recognize the cyrillic letters,...
Jul 14, 2011

Police in Kiev

Kiev is getting safer.I jus arrived from a visit to Kiev and I decided to join this site and share fresh information in return for the help I got from here to prepare my trip. Although my first visit...
Apr 12, 2011

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS - Don't get burned

Ukrainian law requires that travelers declare all cash in excess of USD 1,000 upon entering Ukraine. Visitors must fill out a customs declaration and ask customs officials to stamp it. According to...
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Apr 04, 2011

Top Hotels in Kiev

5 A Tarasova Street, Kiev, 01001, Ukraine
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Yaroslaviv Val 22, Kiev, 01034, Ukraine
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5-7/29 Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, Pushkinska Street, Kiev, 01004, Ukraine
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2a Bolshaya Zhytomyrska Street, Kiev, 1025, Ukraine
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4 Hospitalna St, Kiev, 252023, Ukraine
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14 Khreschatik St, Kiev, 01001, Ukraine
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Top Things to Do in Kiev

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Independence Square - Maidan Nezalezhnosti

Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Майдан Незалежності) or Independence Square was for me, the beating heart of Kyiv. The square is at the head of vul Khreshchatyk, Kyiv's main street, and is a central area for...
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Pechersk Lavra

One of the main sights of Kiev and all Ukraine is Kiev Pechersk Lavra. Monastery in translation from Greek - "the populous monastery". Founded in 1051 by the monk Anthony, it still accepts...
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Andriyivsky Uzviz

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...
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St Sophia Cathedral

St. Sofia Cathedral is the world famous historical and architectural monument of the first half of the 11th century. The name of the cathedral comes from the Greek women's name "sofia", which means...
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Khreshchatyk Street

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...
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Chernobyl Museum

I visited the Chernobyl museum in October 2015. It's worth seeing, but I did not plan for enough time to thoroughly see all things. And there are some things you should know about the museum. ...
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"The golden friendly city taken hostage"
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"My incredible, mysterious and modern Kyiv"
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"The City of Archangel St.Michael"
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"My lovely native city Kyiv"
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"Grand city for admiration and good time :)"
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