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Ancient Kiev

This 3-hour tour provides a good opportunity to see the most important sights of Kiev with a private guide. Travel back to more than 1,500 years to the city’s birth and discover landmarks that represented Kiev through ages. Visit the famous Golden Gates, the former gateway to the fortress city. Peek inside St. Sophia Cathedral with its onion domes, and St. Volodymyr’s Cathedral, mother cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Walk through the historic city center and learn about its origins dating back to the 9th century.

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3 hours
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Language:
Английский
Amount of people:
1-10
11-20
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Tour route: St. Andrew’s descent
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St. Andrew’s descent

St. Andrew’s Descent is one of the oldest streets connecting the Saint Andrew’s Church and the upper town to the lower town. It is one of the major touristic attractions of the capital, famous for being the place where past writers, scholars and artists lived and worked. It is also an open air market where […]

Saint Andrew’s Church
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Saint Andrew’s Church

The hill where the church is located was called “Andrew’s Hill” after the Apostle Andrew. There is a legend about the Saint, who travelled around the world and peached. One day he came to the banks of the Dnipro River and spent the night there. In the morning he said to his followers: “Do you […]

Peizajnaya Alley
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Peizajnaya Alley

The alley was built to give Kievans and tourists an opportunity to enjoy a beatiful view of Podil district and the Dnipro river from the height. In 2009 the children’s playground appeared on its territory.

Desiatynnaya Church
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Desiatynnaya Church

Desiatynnaya Chruch was considered to be one of the most important constructions for Ukrainian history. It was the place where the first stone church in Rus was built (989-996). Builders were summoned from Byzantium for the construction. On the day of the ceremonial consecration of the cathedral, Prince Vladimir promised to give a tithe of […]

Sofiiskaya Square
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Sofiiskaya Square

According to the legend, it was the place where the prince Yaroslav the Wise defeated the Pechenegs in 1036, and afterwards decided to build the St. Sophia Cathedral to commemorate the victory. Finally, the square where the church was located was named Sofiiskaya.

Saint Sophia Cathedral
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Saint Sophia Cathedral

Kyiv’s oldest standing church, St. Sophia’s was built in 1037 by Prince Yaroslav the Wise, who incidentally was laid to rest inside. He commissioned the project to commemorate the site of a victory of Kyivan Rus over the Pechenegs (Asian nomadic tribes) and to glorify Christianity. It was named after the famous St. Sophia’s Cathedral […]

Monument to Bogdan Khmelnytskiy
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Monument to Bogdan Khmelnytskiy

One of the best most well-known monuments in Kiev, it has even become one of the symbols of the city. Bogdan Khmelmitskiy is a national hero of Ukraine, the leader of the fighting for freedom against Polish oppression during 1648-1654. The sculptor who designed this monument was Mikhail Mykeshin. Firstly the project of the sculptur […]

Saint Michael’s Cathedral
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Saint Michael’s Cathedral

Back in 11th century St. Demetrius’s Monastery stood here. It was founded by Prince Isyaslav of Kiev (Christian name – Demetrius). In July 1108 his son Sviatopolk (Christian name – Michael) started to bulid the stone St. Michael’s church inside the monastery built by his father. The dome was plated with gold, and the new […]

Monument to Princess Olga
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Monument to Princess Olga

On the pedestal you can see not only the Princess but also St. Andrew, the First-Called Apostle (who predicted that on these hills will be a great city), and Cyril and Methodius (they became missionaries of Christianity among the Slavic peoples. They received the title “Apostles to the Slavs”). Olga was the first ruler woman […]

Golden Gates
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Golden Gates

The Golden Gates of Kiev  is a major landmark of the Ancient Kiev and historic gateway in the ancient city fortress, located in the capital of Ukraine. Currently it serves as a museum and can be found on the corner of Volodymyr street and Yaroslaviv Val Street (Yaroslav’s Moat). The name Zoloti Vorota is also used for a nearby theatre and a […]

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