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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
 
Military Tour of Missile Force Base from Kiev
"Intercontinental Ballistic Missile base of ICBM silo launcher Pervomaisk was located in the territory of Odessa Mykolaiv and Kirovograd oblast (district) in the area of 3200 ha with permanent disposition in Pervomaisk in Mykolaiv region. ICBM base consisted of 9 groups of launching facilities equipped with intercontinental ballistic missiles: RS-18 - 40 pcs.RS-22 46 pcs. In the housing estate there were 22 military units and subunits located; Barracks - 6 buildings for 2966 persons; Dining rooms - 2 per 1500 seats; Training corps - 2  insisting of 57 classrooms; Vehicle fleet - 79 buildings for 160 unit where special movable aggregates and machinery designed to keep launch silo and command points readiness for action to carry out different kind of maintenance corrective action of missile munitions. Combat alert duty - basic activity of the ISBM Base staff. To carry on the combat alert duty there were duty shifts posted
From $40.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Svyatogorsk

Local Customs

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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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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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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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A Visit to the Caves

Many Orthodox pilgrims strive to visit the caves.There are organized groups there, but you often have to stay overnight to get into one for the line is very long.We were privileged to pay a visit to...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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