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Sightseeing in Kiev - what to see. Complete travel guide

In order to get acquainted with all notable places of Kiev you will need more than one day of long walks. However, you will not need any transport as all main sights of this city are located nearby.

The main street of the city is called Kreschatik. We suggest starting your observation of the city with it. It’s also worth mentioning that this street is one of the widest in the world. On weekends the movement of the transport is closed on Kreschatik, so pedestrians can enjoy various architectural sights of this place, look at monuments and sculptures. The buildings on the street were made in different epochs, so their combination is unusual and very interesting to visitors. Here you will find numerous modern restaurants that offer wide selection of national and European dishes, and multiple trading centers and boutiques.
Among the spectacular sights of Kiev there are religious sites, unique monuments of architecture, and a variety of museums, so every traveler could choose an interesting cultural program. … Open
Theatre connoisseurs should make a walk on Gorodetsky Street and look at Ivan Franko Theater. President Palace is located nearby. There you can also see one more interesting building – the House with Chimeras.
One more interesting place, Golden Gates, is located not far away from the main street. Once these ancient gates have been the main entrance of the city. When guests entered Kiev, the first thing they saw St. Sophia Cathedral built in the 11th century. Today its walls keep a large collection of relics and frescos that traditionally amaze people. The opposite side of the St. Sophia Square is the place of the location of Bogdan Khmelnitsky monument and St. Michael's Cathedral. When you are tired from walks in this city, you can make a funicular ride that features a magnificent view of Kiev. These are just some memorable places that are worth visiting when you are in Kiev. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Map of all shopping streets
Shopping streets of Kiev
♥   Street ' Khreschatyk' Kiev, 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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National and city parks around Kiev
♥   National Park 'Chernobyl' , 113.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in/around Kiev
♥   Art gallery 'Museum of Western and Oriental Art' Kiev, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Ukraine: things to see

A country of rich history, Ukraine carefully keeps and preserves its cultural heritage, and never ceases to attract travelers with its diversity and numerous fascinating landmarks. Nearly every city of Ukraine is interesting and original. Naturally, the majority of places of interest are located in Kiev. The Golden Gate is considered the symbol of the city. Many centuries ago this was the main entrance to Kiev. The gate is decorated with copper and gilding, so the arc looks truly elegant. In the 18th century new buildings were constructed around the gate. The gate lost its original meaning and was, consequently, destroyed. Nowadays the landmark was reconstructed, and the ruins of the original gate can be seen behind the new one. … Open
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All about Kiev, Ukraine - sightseeings, attractions, touristic spots, architecture, history, culture and cuisine. Prepare your trip together with OrangeSmile.com - find out the 'must see' things in Kiev, which places to visit, which excursions to take, where the breathtaking views are waiting for you. Planning your trip with this travel guide will help your to get the most out of Kiev in few days.
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