Travel To Kiev, Ukraine. Steeped in History and Known For its Religious Architecture, Monuments and Museums. Kiev is Also Home to a Wide Variety of Theaters, Orchestras, and Museums.
The capital city of Kiev (also known as Kyiv), is the capital of Ukraine, an ancient city with many historic attractions. and is situated on the Dnieper River. With close to three million residents, Kiev is the largest city in the Ukraine, and has all of the amenities of any major city.
The Boryspil International Airport is a busy landing place for tourists and the city is easy to explore by taxi, bus, metro or tram. There is also a funicular ride that gives spectacular views.
Tour of Kiev’s Best Attractions
Hey guys, this video is covering some of Ukraine’s main attractions. For those who hadn’t been there before, definitely must see spots around the city. In the upcoming video I’ll be doing a more local take on Kiev. Hope you enjoy! xo… Courtesy of Alina Mcleod
Because the city of Kiev cultivates tourism, visitors are able to easily get around to see the wondrous sites of this cultural center. The Kiev Metro subway system allows tourists to easily get to and from major attractions, and the trolley buses and trams afford an above ground view of the city.
Although the winter months are quite cold, the summer months are mild, with an average temperature in the mid-70s. Visitors can take a boat cruise to the Black Sea during the summer.
Khreschatyk Street is the main thoroughfare in the city center and has a vibrant atmosphere with several street entertainers performing for the crowds.
“The Pecherska Lavra is also well worth a visit on a Ukraine travel itinerary.
Kiev is steeped in history, and visitors can enjoy the architecture of the St. Michael’s Cathedral, the oldest surviving church is St. Sophia’s Cathedral, some of which dates back to the 11th century, St. Andrew’s Church, the Zoloti Vorota, and, of course, the monument to Michael the Archangel in Independence Square.
No visit to Kiev would be complete without a trip to St. Vladimir Hill to see the Prince Vladimir Monument, a huge bronze statue. or to the Monastery of the Kiev Caves, this 11th century cave housed a monastery and underground church. Today, it caters for tourists and contains a museum, detailing the history of the cave and its inhabitants.
Explore Kiev Like A Local
Hey lovelies, here is part II of my vlog of Kiev. This is a much more local take on things and much more my preference of what to see and do when in Kiev. Of course visiting the main attractions is important for any traveler, but sometimes just doing as the locals do can be the most fulfilling of travel experiences. Let me know what you guys think and next up is going to be Paris! xo… Courtesy of Alina Mcleod
For those with a cultural bent, Kiev is home to a wide variety of theaters, orchestras, and museums.
From the Kiev Opera House and the Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater to the National Museum of Russian Art and the Kiev Circus, the city truly has something for everyone.
Kiev is also known for its trees and lush vegetation, so a trip to the Kiev Botanical Gardens should be on every visitor’s itinerary. The Central Botanical Garden boasts 13,000 varieties of trees and plants, while the A.V. Fomin Botanical Gardens are home to many rare species of flora.
Visitor Attractions, Events & Fun Activities, in Kiev