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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
 
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
From EUR40.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Ukraine

Ukrainian Roads...

According to the Ukrainian State Road Service about 85% of Ukrainian roads do not meet the requirements of security standards and are in need of repair that will cost a pretty penny... For example,...
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hunterV
Oct 11, 2010

Diseases in Ukraine

According to the official information the health rate of the Ukrainian population leaves much to be desired.To my deepest regret, there are lots of diseases.We do not feel them in our everyday life...
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hunterV
Mar 21, 2010

Standing out in a crowd...

It has been said that when a woman goes shopping for clothes, she looks for something that nobody else but her will be seen in - when a man goes to the clothes store, he does the opposite, & tries...
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arturowan
Jan 29, 2014

Ecology Issue

A lot of towns and cities suffer from a big amount of harmful substances in the atmosphere, land and water.Kryvyi Rih is the number one most polluted city in Ukraine where each resident has 634 kg of...
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hunterV
May 25, 2011

Hitching a ride...

Some1 new to this site, mentioned their plans for travel, including into Ukraine, by budget means, even hitchhiking...Hitchhiking has drawn a unanimous response from VT advisors, as no longer a valid...
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arturowan
Oct 30, 2013

Corrupt policemen

You have to be prepared to confront with the corrupt policemen. They will all try to get some "tips" from you. I didn't need a visa and they knew it, but they asked me to give them some money for some...
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Stroller
Sep 09, 2005
 
 
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Cyrillic italics...

I read Jonathan Dimbleby's RUSSIA - in which he admits to taking on the task of exploring this vast nation, not knowing the Cyrillic alphabet...Arriving in a country with a different alphabet can be a...
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arturowan
Sep 03, 2013

Mushrooming...

Mushrooming is a national pastime in Ukraine, & the wild crop a seasonal staple food in both countryside & cities...'hreebee', as the fungi are called in Ukrainian ('greebee' in Russian) are...
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arturowan
Oct 15, 2013

Watch Out for Police Wanting Bribes!

I found that often, the police in Ukraine try to get bribes from people, especially foreigners that they know have money. We noticed that the people in our group who obviously did not look like...
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klarson
Dec 15, 2002

0n the border...

My first visit to Kiev was in 2005 - the year after Ruslana won the Eurovision Song Contest for 'the new Ukraine' - which the progressive government at the time used as a convenient excuse to abandon...
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arturowan
Apr 02, 2014

DOUBLE-CHARGING!

I have read many comments on here about the accepted (annoying) business practise/habit, of doubling prices & taxi fares to tourists, by Ukrainians, but I know for a fact that the worst culprits...
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arturowan
Aug 20, 2014

Smokes...

Smoking remains very popular in Ukraine, amongst both men & women, & folk seem to smoke almost all places, including restaurants...As in UK - folk appear to be starting smoking while still at...
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arturowan
Jul 26, 2014

Any currency exchanged, as long as it's US$...

You cannot spend even the briefest visit in Ukraine, & not see the signs for '0bmen valut', printed in Cyrillic, often on vivid yellow boards set-up on sidewalks, but also inside & around...
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arturowan
Jun 05, 2014

'moodoshlyopi'

So many of the female population of Ukraine are advertising online on the internet, seeking a foreign 'moosh' (husband) & in general, Russian-speaking girls are less than complimentary about their...
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arturowan
Feb 19, 2014

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Top Hotels in Ukraine

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5 A Tarasova Street, Kiev, 01001, Ukraine
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1 Mickiewicz, Lviv, 79000, Ukraine
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Lenina Street 54, Luhansk, 91000, Ukraine
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15 Pushkinskaya Street, Odessa, 65026, Ukraine
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6/8 Gogola Street, Kharkiv, 61057, Ukraine
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35/2 Lenina Street, Yalta, Crimean Peninsula, 98635, Ukraine
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Top Things to Do in Ukraine

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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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Picasso Club

Is Pablo Picasso in Lviv?! The artist died in Paris, but is still alive in Lviv. Ask how this is possible, answer is the oldest nightclub of the city. Pablo Picasso lives here. The special atmosphere...
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Office Men's Club

I went to Odessa as it was my friend’s birthday and we wanted to celebrate with a bit of a bash before he gets married later this year, a pre-stag night you might say! We hit a few bars which weren’t...
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City Symbols

The massive bell tower completed in 1844 became the main dominant of the historical center of Kharkiv. It is still one of the tallest building in the city with its height of about 90 meters. The...
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City Sights

There is a new monument in Border Guards Park behind Dzerzhinsky monument. It's in Defense Street ("ulitsa Oboronnaya" in Russian), just opposite Ukraine Leisure Center. This monument was dedicated in...
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Quest Studio 6 Sense

If you looking for activity for the whole squad of friends, you should definitely visit quest studio "6 Sense". It is more than just an escape-room. You have to solve a mysterious case of a missing...
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"'00-kray-eene' (place on the edge...)"
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hunterV

"A Land of Golden Wheat"
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OlenaKyiv

"Ukraine is country of my birth and of my heart"
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"A country that truly looks like it's flag"
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Klod5

"Welcome to Ukraine"
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