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 All Kiev in 3 hours!


During our panoramic city tour we will show you Kiev the capital of Ukraine and the cradle of Eastern Slavonic states of Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. It is a beautiful city with its centuries-old history and rich culture. The tour includes a visit to Vladimir’s Cathedral the most prominent sacral painting complex of the late 19th century decorated by world famous artists. You will see magnificent mosaics and frescoes at St. Sophia Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in the Eastern Slavonic states built in the beginning of the 11th c. to glorify the victory of Prince Yaroslav the Wise over the Pecheneg tribes. You will enjoy amazing views of two golden-domed monastery complexes while walking through Sophiiska and Mykhailivska Squares. The tour continues to St. Andrew’s Church, a striking piece of baroque architecture of the 18th c. built according to the designs of well-known architect B. Rastrelli on the top of Vladimir’s Hill. Andriivskyi Uzviz (Descent) that starts from St. Andrew’s Church will impress you with its unique atmosphere. It is a short street meandering down through luxuriant vegetation of Vladimir’s Hill to the picturesque Podil. Numerous art galleries and shops of folk and applied art make this romantic street the cultural center of Kiev.


 
 Ancient Kiev


Kiev is  one of the oldest cities in Europe with extant architectural and historical remains dating back to the 10th and 11th centuries. .
Together with a professional guide/ interpreter you will start your excursion from Old Kiev Hill (Volodimir's Hill), the place where the first settlements were established in 482 A.D. You will visit a replica  of the basement of Desyatinnaya Church (10th century), the oldest Christian Church in Ukraine, founded by Prince Volodimir. A splendid specimen of the architecture of the 11th century is Sophia Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, that has survived despite  the Tatar-Mongol invasion and all following wars. You will be awed by the beauty and age of  the mosaics and frescos from  the 11th century that grace the interior of the Cathedral. You will visit  the famous Golden Gates, the main ceremonial entrance to the ancient city located a short and beautiful walk  from St. Sophia's Cathedral. The Gates were demolished by the conquering Mongols in 1240 and subsequently rebuilt. This beautiful and mighty construction inspired the famous composer Musorgsky to compose his  musical composition "Pictures from the Exhibition". Walking through Sophiiska and Mykhailivska Squares you will continue on to Kiev’s famous Andriivskyi Uzviz (Descent) visiting St. Andrew’s Church with its unique Ukrainian baroque architecture and stunning location, all the way down to historic Podil. The tour ranges from 2-4 hours depending on the interests of the group.


 National Kiev-Pechersk Cave Monastery Historical and Cultural Reserve

Our full day tour will take you fist to the National Kiev-Pechersk Cave’s Monastery Historical and Cultural Reserve. The monastery was established in the mid-11thcentury A.D. It is one of the most ancient monasteries  of Eastern Slavonic states. During this tour you will visit underground labyrinths of caves with mummies of monks, the Museum of Treasures displaying the rich Scythian Gold collection that is up to 5,000 years old and a collection of Judaic ritual silver objects from the 18th-20th centuries in the  Museum of Micro-miniature. The monastery is located on  picturesque hills and from the top of the Bell Tower you will  delight in the view over the golden-domed monastery complex and the marvelous banks of Dnipro river.
Tour without museums includes panoramic tour of the Kiev Pechersk Monastary  and Caves.
Tour with museums includes the panoramic tour of the Kiev Pechersk Monastary  and Caves as well as the  Museum of Treasures, Museum of Microminiature and the Bell Tower.

 Saint Sophia Cathedral


St. Sophia's Cathedral (1037) is the most vivid example of  Old Rus architecture and monumental art. The cathedral  was built and decorated during the reign of Yaroslav the Wise when the state of Kyiv Rus was at the peak of its prosperity. Here grand princes were crowned and buried, formal ceremonies and receptions of envoys were held, the first known library in ancient Rus and the first school for boys and girls were founded. The Cathedral was the  seat of the Kiev Metropolitan. The interior has survived from the 11th century and there have been practically no alterations. Mosaics and frescos of the 11th century, executed with a unique technology that  depicts Scriptural scenes, individual figures of Church Fathers, Apostles, warriors and maidens, are of a great cultural and artistic value.

    Pirogovo Folk Architecture and Life Museum

Pirogovo is a national museum that preserves the culture of the Ukrainian people. Three hundred ancient rural huts, collected from all over Ukraine can be seen in Pirogovo. The majority of them were moved to the museum and then reconstructed. Huts, wooden churches, water and wind mills, also clothes and kitchen utensils dating back to the early  17th century and up through the  20th century give  every visitor a realistic impression of  traveling in time.

 The museum of the Second World War

The museum was founded in 1973. The complex combines the Museum building and the Motherland statue (62 meters high), a gallery of sculpture  commemorating the heroes of the battlefields, the Glory Cup (16 m diameter), and an exhibition of arms from World War II. The main display is located in a  5.000 square meter sapce and includes more than 12,000 relics. Numerous exhibits containing documents from military commanders and soldiers, including orders, medals and letters, and documentary evidence from war witnesses, all pertaining to the occupation and subsequent liberation of Kiev and Ukraine present a fascinating glimpse into this pivotal time in Ukrainian history.

   State Aviation Museum

The State Aviation Museum of Ukraine was opened in autumn of 2003. It is situated in a nice Kiev suburb near Zhulyany city airport. Its exposition covers over 0.2 sq. km. More than 50 planes and helicopters are on display here. They were flown by  the USSR and Ukrainian Air Forces or  in civil aviation.
The collection contains Tu-22 “Backfire” strategic bombers, the world’s largest Mi-26 helicopter, the world’s fastest combat intelligence aircraft MiG-25, flying three times the speed of sound and the super-large wide-body Il-86 airbus.
Visitors may sit in the cockpits of jet airliners and combat helicopters to “handle” them and feel for themselves the thrill of being a pilot flying a transcontinental airliner or combat helicopter!

     Babiy Yar Memorial

"Babiy Yar" must be the most sorrowful place in Kiev. To perpetuate the memory of those killed, mainly Jews, in 1941, 29-30 September, 2 monuments were erected: one of them is soviet, the other, erected in 1991, commemorates the memory of 33,770 executed Jews.  A large  Peace Centre has opened at  Babiy Yar that is unique in the World.


    Chernobyl Catastrophe Museum

This Museum  tells the story of the world’s largest and worst  radio-ecological disaster,  a nuclear catastrophe at the Chernobyl Nuclear power station , the liquidation and consequences of the disaster and the  post-Chernobyl ecological situation in Ukraine.
More than 7,000 exhibits are displayed in 5 large halls containing once-secret documents, maps, photos, personal belongings, and housekeeping items from the  rural life of the Chernobyl region. Many exhibits are exposed for the first time and they help to realize the planetary measures of Chernobyl's disaster. The exposition is equipped with all modern technical audio/visual aides and research facilities Documentary films are shown.

   National Art Museum

The collection was started by the Kiev Association of Antiquities and Fine Arts Lovers in the late 19th century. The collection has more than 73,000 works of art. There are fabrics, tapestries, embroideries, pottery, wood carvings, decorative glass, porcelain and glazed pottery, and the world famous Ukrainian "pysanky" (Easter eggs).

   Bulgakov Museum


The Bulgakov Museum was inaugurated in 1991 in a building constructed from the 18th century design of  M. Gardenin. In this very building the famous Russian and Ukrainian writer M. Bulgakov lived (with intervals). Here, in this house, Bulgakov "settled" the characters of his novel "The White Guard" and his play "Days of Turbins".

    Ostrich Farm


The biggest ostrich farm in Ukraine is located in one of the most picturesque nooks of the Kiev region, approximately  1 hour’s drive from Kiev. The main field territory occupies almost 20 square hectares and an additional 60 square hectares are assigned for fodder growth.
Have you ever seen small ostriches? Here you can see Ostriches from newborns to aduts. .
In the farm there are more than one hundred ostriches. The tour includes a visit to the local zoo where you can observe closely pheasants, ducks and other waterfowl. As an option, lunch can be provided at a local restaurant featuring  ostrich eggs and ostrich meat dishes.. You may also buy souvenirs made from ostrich skin and ostrich eggs.


 

The most significant places in Kyiv are:

Voldymyr Cathedral  Mihailovskiy Cathedral
   
   
 Pecherska Lavra  St.Sophia Cathedral
   

 

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Our company will design the tours that meet Your needs.

+38 (067) 463 46 03

+38 (044) 451 61 71


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