The most profitable way is to pay for goods and services with national currency; you can use an exchange in any bank of the city. Most banks are open 5 days a week; Saturday and Sunday are days-off. Some large banks serve customers on Saturdays.
Tap water is not recommended to drink; itâ€™s better to purchase purified bottled water, which you can buy at any grocery store. In Kiev there are lots of pumprooms, all decorated in style of antique hand pumps, they can be found in the territory of any park. You can take the purest artesian water there without any fee.
The city has a ban on smoking in public places, but special areas for smoking are ubiquitous. In restaurants and bars hall is often divided into two parts, one of which is intended for those who smoke, and the other â€“ for non-smoking ones.
Public transport is represented in Kiev in all possible forms. The most convenient way is to move around the city by subway, which runs from 6:00 am to 12:00pm. From early morning until late at night taxis and buses, as well as trams and trolley buses convenient for traveling short distances, are cruising through the streets.
Tourists, who expect to visit restaurants of national cuisine, have to consider that menu there changes every season. Chefs use only seasonal vegetables and organic foods for cooking, thatâ€™s why they are so popular.