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Currently, experts say, the potential recreational opportunities of Ukraine as a tourist state are very important for its economic development. Many countries, the size of Ukraine, have long been able to get a lot of money from tourism. For example, France and Turkey annually receive up to one billion euros per year, thanks to the developed tourist network. The Ukraine, with its own unique culture and natural sites, remains of the tourist flow to the side. All the matter is that even the Ukrainians themselves have little knowledge of their local attractions. We crave to go to Egypt or Turkey, forgetting of the unique Shatsky Lakes or the world's longest cave in the Ternopil region. Tourists from around the world just think, dream to come here, but who has ever been close to these unique places? We amounted top 10 attractions that a person should visit at least once in life in Kiev.


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The Golden Gate

Zolota Vorota or the Golden Gate, one of the most unique architectural sites in Kiev, was reopened in 2007 after a long reconstruction.  The name of gate in Kiev reminds of the entrance of the Constantinople, the idea being of Yaroslav Mudry. He wanted his contry be as powerful as Byzantine Empire. Ruins of ancient Kiev main gates were originally built during the rise of Kiev, and are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Designed meticulously by historians and architects, the new ...

Mariyinsky Palace

 One of the most impressive buildings in Kiev and of the Ukraine, the Mariyinsky Palace is located on the right bank of the Dnieper River. It currently serves as the residence of the President of the country and it is located near the Palace of the Parliament. Initially, the Palace was built to serve as a summer residence for the  Russian Empress Elizabeth Petrovna and the Romanov family.During the Worls War II the bu...

Hydroparc

Hydropark  is a place where you can relax with your family and walk in the evening with friends. A place where everyone can find something to rest. For sports fans there are many Gidropark tennis courts, table tennis tables, and bike rental. Going through Venice Zatoka  one can get on simulator platform under the open sky. Many cafes, discos, boutiques with the sale of food and souvenirs, but for veterans - dance floor with themed music. As there is an...

House with Chimaeras

 Kiev is also known for a place as House with Chimaeras. Kiev is one of the oldest cities in the world and comes with a lot of tourist attractions and leisure opportunities for tourists. The city that survived the Mongol Empire, the Second World War and the Chernobyl disaster is proud  to be capital of  the Ukraine. The city is full of theaters, museums, religious sites, ruins and modern buildings and is the center of the Ukrainian culture. Visitin...

Independence Square

Independence Square is the central square of Kyiv, also called Maidan Nezalezhnosti, . It is located between the Khreschatyk Street, Boris Hrinchenko St. Sophia, the Small Zhitomir, Michael, Kostyolna Institute, architect Gorodetsky and Taras Shevchenko. Parades, concerts, festivals and other city arrangements and holidays take place on this beautiful square. Mostly the square hosted various concerts as ...

Sophia Cathedral

Hagia Sophia, the wisdom of God, the archdiocese" was founded by Yaroslav the Wise in 1017 or 1037 ( the date of the founding of the cathedral has long been a subject of heated debate for researchers). It is believed that the 40 masters and 80 assistants could have completed the construction within 2-2.5 years. The dimensions of St. Sophia Cathedral in Kiev (54.6 by 41.7 meters) and it is of an incomparable beauty . ...

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra or Monastery of Caves is one of the oldest and  the most important places of worship in the Ukraine and across the former USSR. The monastery was founded in 1077 by St Anton and the caves  were carved by monks who lived here. Today these caves are home to the mummified bodies of monks. Pilgrims can visit these caves and  the underground church. Pechersk Lavra is considered one of the seven wonders of the Ukraine. ...

Opera House

National Opera of Ukraine is the largest musical theater in the country and one of the most famous ballet and opera houses in Europe. Its luxury building, which fits well within historical ensemble of Kiev, is considered a true architectural gem capital. The first opera company was formed in Kiev in the second half of the XIX-th century. It was considered one of the best theater companies in the Russian Empire with Moscow and St. Petersburg. First opera troupe w...

Motherland

 The most impressive historical and architectural monument in Kiev is Motherland Statue or Rodina Mat situated in the center of the city.The monument is dedicated to the Great Patriotic War that lasted four years. Motherland Statue is the talest monument  of the city and the most  resistant.It is built of stone and stainless steel, so that it can withstand earthquakes.It is represented by  a woman holding a ...

St. Vladimir Cathedral

St. Vladimir's Cathedral  is a religious monument located in the center of Kiev. The cathedral is one of the main attractions of the city and the headquarters of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Kiev Patriarchate. Saint Vladimir is simultaneously one of the two major Ukrainian Orthodox Churches. In 1852, Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow suggested to build a great cathedral in Kiev. The reason was the anniversary of 900 years ...


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