Things to Do in Kyiv

Things to Do in Kyiv, Kiev, Ukraine (B)

I thought spending four days in Kyiv might be too much, but it turns out, there’s a lot more to do in Kyiv than I anticipated. From historical walking tours to art and theater, Kyiv has plenty of activities to keep you entertained even on a long visit.

Kyiv is much bigger than I anticipated and has quite a complex history dating back from ancient times to as recently as the last decade. City walking tours take advantage of this by offering a variety of different routes that have a different neighborhood or historical focus. One popular company that runs tours every day of the year is Kiev Free Tours. They offer tours about ancient Kyiv, the Ukrainian revolution, the downtown area of Kyiv, among others. We intended to take the revolution tour but couldn’t find the meeting spot. If you Google the meeting point (Maidan Nezalezhnosti), it will send you to the arch of St. Michael the Archangel, which is at the end of the square next to the glass Globus dome. However, the meeting point is in front of the tall monument with a globe on top of it in front of the central post office. I wish someone had clarified that for us and the couple that was waiting with us for 15 minutes in the cold. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in Kyiv
Guide Location: Ukraine » Kiev
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ana Montano
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mariyinsky Palace
  • House with Chimaeras
  • St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery
  • St. Sophia’s Cathedral
  • Kyiv Pechersk Lavra
  • Mystetskyi Arsenal National Art and Culture Museum
  • PinchukArtCenter
  • Zoloti vorota
  • Universytet
  • Olimpiiska
  • Lybidska
  • Kreschatyk
  • Petit Prince statue
  • Children Landscape Park
  • Kyiv funicular
  • Volodymyrska Hill
  • Friendship of Nations Arch
  • Pervak
  • Korchma Taras Bulba
  • Sanatrelo
  • Blue Cup Coffee Shop
  • National Opera of Ukraine
  • The Last Barricade
  • Paravoz Speakeasy
  • Pink Freud
  • Drunken Monkey
  • Win Bar
  • the ferris wheel

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