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Small-Group Waking Tour of Kiev Center
"Start your fascinating journey through the central part of the city from a meeting point at Maidan Nezalezhnosti where you will meet a guide and rest of the group. You will discover some popular tourist attractions including the Monument to the Street lights in Love the memorial of Independence the Globe Monument with the distances to the world capitals and the Kiev Founders Monument.  If you’re visiting this square in Summer time
From EUR15.00
 
Kiev Landscape Alley Walking Tour
"You will start one of the most enjoyable tours of your life once you meet your guide nearby the St. Andrew’s Church. A 1.5-hour walk through the gorgeous Landscape Alley in Kiev full of unique modern works of art will totally enchant you. Situated in one of the most ancient and picturesque areas of the city this park impresses everyone from locals to foreign visitors with its charm and creativity. Walking along the Alley is like being in the fairy tale created by an extremely talented architect K. Skretutsky. Decorated with mosaics the marvellous sculptures of the Landscape Alley Park often remind of the Park Güell. Incredibly beautiful angels that sit on a pile of pillows and two original fountains
From EUR25.00
 
Ex Nuclear Missile Base Tour from Kiev
"Drive Kiev - Odessa Highway around two hours make a left turn to Holovanivsk and then another 30 minutes to the outskirts of Bobuz'ke village. Arrival to Museum. Meeting with the leadership of the museum - usually ex officer of the missile base. Update on the history of the Interc silo's lead trucks and at impressive SS-18 ""Satan"" Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. On the way back to Kiev we make a stop for lunch at one of the cafes. Arrival back time 4-5 p.m. """Sit in the Command seat and experience what Soviet officers could feel during the Cold War and being in charge of nine missiles SS-22. Take an underground corridor to the massive doors which lead to a self-contained silo-based 12-storey Command Post whichtitle=Highlights&1=1-day+tour+of+a+nuclear+missile+base+from+Kiev&2=Visit+a+retired+nuclear+missile+base+with+a+guide&3=Explore+hidden+underground+corridors+and+bunkers&4=See+Soviet-era+exhibits+and+displays%2C+and+learn+about+life+under+Soviet+rule+durin
From $48.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Svyatogorsk

Local Customs

Group Tours

After you leave the caves, you will see an open chalk space on the hill. We saw some pilgrims approach the hill and take some pieces of chalk. Those pieces are considered to be wonder-working...
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Local Customs

Monastery Tours

Many Orthodox pilgrims strive to visit the caves. There are organized groups there, but you often have to stay overnight to get into the caves since the queue is very long. We were privileged to pay...
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City Sculptures

You can see a lot of sculptures in the city.There is a park of sculptures at the crossing of Ostrovsky Street and Shevchenko Street. Here you can view a very unusual sculpture called Comets. It was...
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Jul 20, 2014

Liturgy at the Monastery

The service takes place every day: the morning liturgy is at 6 a.m. and the evening one is at 5 p.m. at Assumption Cathedral.There is also a service at St.Nickolas Cathedral on the top of the chalk...
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Jul 20, 2014

A Poultry Yard

There is a poultry yard at the territory of the monastery behind Holy Assumption Cathedral.Lots of pilgrims and travelers like visiting this place.The monastery monks keep dozens of birds that are...
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Aug 04, 2013

Cross Processions

The monastery and the parish celebrate Patron Saints’ Days during the year.One of the first big holidays of the year is St.Arsenius the Blessed Day on May 21 with a cross procession. The cross...
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May 27, 2011
 
 
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Wonder-Working Icon

This icon was painted by a Greek monk who had come to the dedication of the monastery in 1844. He painted the icon of the Most Holy Mother of God and left it as a gift at the monastery. It was kept in...
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Mar 27, 2011

Splendid Flowerbeds

Flowerbeds have become very popular in the city.They are especially beautiful at the monastery.You simply can't pass them without a moment of admiration.We couldn't help admiring them on our way to...
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Feb 27, 2011

Along the Promenade

Lots of holidaymakers and visitors of the city allow some time to take a stroll along the promenade on the left bank of the Seversky Donets.Turn right before the bridge, walk or sit on a bench...
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Jul 20, 2010

Local Artists

You can see and buy works of local artists (pottery, souvenirs, pictures, embroidery, etc.) at the improvised markets: - at the Embankment located on the left bank opposite the monastery;- at the...
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Jul 17, 2010

Top Things to Do in Svyatogorsk

Things to Do

The Monastery

This cave monastery here has a special Orthodox title. It is called a Laura, or a merited monastery. The Greek word "laura" implies "a crowded place". Only well-known large and revered monasteries are...
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