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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)
From $160.00
 
Secret Kiev Walking Tour
"On the Secret Kiev Tour we would like to show you places which you probably have never seen before. Hidden streets non-standard views attractive sights. We'll show you secret courtyards forgotten monuments ravens or even more unexpected animals for the big city and other incredible places of Kiev.If you do not like standard tours then this one is just for you. We will not show you cathedrals or churches. We will not take you to big squzres and central street. We will do it in alternative way
From $60.00

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The police in Kiev

Many people in Kiev are sitting around the streets and drink alcohol at nights. You see them on benches and kerbstones. I don't think the drinking problem is worse here than other places, even though...
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Traffic Versus Clean Air

A lot has been said and written of late about the air pollution resulting from traffic.The number of cars in Kiev has reached one million, which means every third resident of Kiev drives a car....
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Attracting 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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Kiev, Ukraine. Robbery, bribes & tourist pices!

Answer: Don't go to Kiev! You will stand out from the rest. Your hotel manager will call some local gangsters to rob you (he will get some percentage of the robbery...). You can't use the safe deposit...
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Cash Machines and Pick-Pockets

People are still getting Debits from their Credit/Debit cards after using the Cash machines in Kiev,Certain Bank Machines forever crop up,Internal Employee`s are Not to be Trusted.People are getting...
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Not Much Has Changed

Once the Metro stops running in Kiev at 1AM, The Police come out of Their dark Corners,They Do have the right to ask for Proof of Your Identity, A Photo Copy of Your Passport Should do,They do have...
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Tip for westerners (Alphabet)

If you can not understand any of the cyrillic alphabet you are likely to miss somethings during your stay. Wery little information on the historical sights,roads and shops are in english.Most young...
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Luggage thieves in Boryspil Airport

Luggage theft has unfortunately become one of the serious problems in the Boryspil International Airport. Luckily, I have no such experience, but several of my friends and acquaintances reported...
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Taxidrivers at central station

Although I was warned I took a taxi from the central station. We agreed on a price before we got in. When we got out, he wanted more money. Saying we agreed on dollars not on Hryvna's. The next day I...
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Racism in Ukraine

I wish I could say it's 100% safe for afro-americans/europeans/etc. to be in Ukraine. unfortunately, the recent sad statistics says that it is not. and though many people with different colors of skin...
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Kiev - Walking While American-WWA

I can confirM being stopped for WWA by the police. I had my military ID with me because I was afraid to carry my passport. It cost me $ 40 USD. The police in Kiev are not there to help anyone. They...
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If you gonna rent private appartments

For sure, to rent appartments is much cheaper then to stay in hotel, and, I think, more comforatble. So, if you are looking for a flat in Kiev, I will give you some advices and wornings:- if you plan...
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Police and taxi

You should always keep your passport with you. Police in ukraine still corrupt and you should be careful about that. They think that "foreigners r reach" like people used to think during the USSR time...
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TSA Lock Caution!!!!!

Posted: Wed September 26, 2007 06:55 AM PDTWe just went to Ukraine and on the way back our luggage was broken into after wechecked it into Kiev Borispol Airport and our video camera was stolen.Now I...
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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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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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Independence Square - Maidan Nezalezhnosti

Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Майдан Незалежності) or Independence Square was for me, the beating...
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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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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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St Michael's Cathedral

According to the Chronicle, history of the Monastery starts from July 11, 1108. It runs that Prince Svyatopolk-Michael built a stone temple named after the St. Archangel Michael on the place where...
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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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Bobek

"The golden friendly city taken hostage"
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om_212

"My incredible, mysterious and modern Kyiv"
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hunterV

"The City of Archangel St.Michael"
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OlenaKyiv

"My lovely native city Kyiv"
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Dialing

"Grand city for admiration and good time :)"
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