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Kiev in One Day: Private Tailor-Made Sightseeing Tour

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    Pass By: Green Tour Ukraine, Chernogorskaya st. 17/14, Kiev 01103 Ukraine

    Local Tour Operator

    Stop At: Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, vul. Lavrska 21, Kiev 01015 Ukraine

    A must-see attractions of Kyiv – UNESCO-listed Kyiv Pechersk Lavra is an Orthodox Monastery, founded in 11th century.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Rodina Mat (Motherland), Zapeshchernaya St., Kiev Ukraine

    An eye-catching sculpture of Mother Motherland is one of the symbols of the city. Rodina Mat monument together with the podium is 102-meter tall, which makes it one of the highest sculptures in the world.

    Stop At: Hetman Bohdan Khmelnitsky Monument, Sophiyska Square, Kiev Ukraine

    Take a look at the monument to Bohdan Khmelnytsky, located in the middle of Sofiivska Square and discover interesting historical facts from your guide.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Saint Sophia Cathedral, Volodymyrska vul. 24, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

    Admire the beauty of UNESCO-listed St. Shopia Cathedral, built in the 11th century during the rule of Yaroslav the Wise. It is one of the main attractions of the city.

    Stop At: Sofiyskaya Square, Kiev Ukraine

    Walk through the square in front of St.Sophia Cathedral and learn the most interesting facts

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Andriyivski Uzviz, 23 Andriivski Descent, Kiev Ukraine

    Stroll down the favorite street of the citizens of Kyiv and explore its open-air market. You can buy traditional souvenirs here, as well as vintage and hand made things.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: After Two Hares Characters Monument, Desyatinnaya St., 14, Kiev Ukraine

    Learn the history of the movie characters from your guide and take a lovely picture of them.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Park Landscape Alley, Peizazhna Alley, Kiev 01025 Ukraine

    Take a joyful walk along a creative park, famous for its amusing sculptures. Take a seat on artistic benches and don’t forget to take a picture with a centipede cat.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: St. Andrew's Church, Andreyevskiy Spusk, 23, Kiev Ukraine

    Admire a masterpiece of Baroque architecture of 18th century, located on the top of Andriivsky descent.

    Pass By: National Opera House of Ukraine, Volodymyrska 50, Kiev Ukraine

    Discover an elegant building of Kiev State Opera and Ballet theater, built in 1901. Find out interesting facts about its history from you guide.

    Stop At: St. Michael's Cathedrale, Trokhsvyatytelska vul. 6, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

    Marvel at the beauty of the restored St. Michael’s Golden Domed Monastery

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Princess Olha Monument, Mikhailovska Square, Kiev Ukraine

    Learn the history of the rule of Princess Olha from your guide. Her monument is located at Myhailivska Square, together with statues of Cyril and Methodius and Apostle Andrew.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev 02000 Ukraine

    The central square of Kyiv is a must-visit visit place for all the guests of the city. It plays an important role in the life of the city and your guide will explain you the recent historical events.

    Pass By: Khreshchatyk St., Kiev Ukraine

    Stroll down the central street of Kyiv, which is one of the shortest central streets in Europe. Discover various boutiques and restaurants, located on the both sides of the street.

    Stop At: St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, 20 Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev Ukraine

    Visit a splendid cathedral and admire the paintings of V. Vasnetsov. There are also relics of St. Barbara kept there.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Shevchenko Park, Tarasa Shevchenko Boulevard Between Tereshchenkivska and Volodymyrska Streets, Kiev Ukraine

    A beautiful park in the very center of the city overlooks the main building of the University. It’s a great place for a relaxing walk.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Taras Shevchenko Monument, Volodymyrska Street Shevchenko Park, Kiev Ukraine

    Discover the monument to a prominent Ukrainian poet and artist, located in Shevchenko Park.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Volodymyrska vul. 60, Kiev 01601 Ukraine

    A famous red building of the University is one of the highlights of the city center. It is an architectural monument of 19h century. Discover the main versions of the origin of the intense red color of the building.

    Stop At: Golden Gate, Vladimirskaya st., 40a, Kiev Ukraine

    Located in a cozy park, this monument is one of the symbols of the city. It used to be the main entrance to the city in the time of Kyivan Rus. Nowadays, the ruins of the ancient gates are kept beneath the exact replica of this landmark.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Prince Yaroslav the Wise Statue, Zolotovoritsky Park near the Golden Gate, corner of Volodymyrska and Prorizna Streets, Kiev Ukraine

    Discover a statue of Yaroslav the Wise holding the layout of the Golden Gates just in front of this monument.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Sirotkin House, Volodymyrska vul. 39/24, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

    An elegant building of the Sirotkin House on Volodymyrska street is steeped in legends and myths. You’ll appreciate its elaborated exterior.

    Pass By: Monument to Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Taraasa Shevchenko blvd, 14, Kiev Ukraine

    Pass by the monument to a prominent political and public figure Myhailo Hrushevsky, the first president of Ukraine.

    Pass By: Dnieper River, Kiev Ukraine

    You can’t imagine Kyiv without Dnipro River, which divides the city in two parts. A beautiful panorama of the Dnipro river and its bridges is one of the highlights of Kyiv.

    Stop At: People’s Friendship Arch, Khreshchatyj Park near European Square, Kiev Ukraine

    A monument built in the Soviet times in Khreshatiy Park. In the evening hours it is illuminated with all the colors of the rainbow.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: The National Philharmonic of Ukraine, Volodymyrska vul. 2, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

    Located near European Square. The historic building was built at the end of the 19th century.

    Pass By: Valeriy Lobanovskiy (Dynamo) Stadium, 3 Hrushevskogo Street, Kiev Ukraine

    A home stadium of the local team Dynamo Kyiv. You can see a monument to a prominent coach Valery Lobanovskyi in front of the entrance.

    Pass By: Mariyinski Palace, 5 Grushevskogo Street Near Dnieper River, Kiev Ukraine

    Admire a stunning architectural masterpiece of late 18th century. Nowadays it is one of the administrative buildings for formal receptions.

    Pass By: Mariinsky Park, Mikhaila Grushevskogo St., 7, Kiev Ukraine

    Discover a charming park in the very center of the city. Winding alleys will lead you to a beautiful observation deck overlooking the Dnipro River.

    Pass By: National Museum “The Memorial in Commemoration of Famines’ Victims, Lavrska vul. 3, Kiev 01015 Ukraine

    Holodomor victims Memorial

    Pass By: Verkhovna Rada, Hrushevskoho Mykhajla vul. 5, Kiev 01008 Ukraine

    The Parlament of Ukraine

    Pass By: The Cabinet of Ministers - Budynok Uryadu (The Government), Hrushevskoho Mykhajla vul. 12/2, Kiev 01008 Ukraine

    The place where the Prime Minister of Ukraine works

    Stop At: Vydubychi Monastery, Vydubytska vul. 40, Kiev 01013 Ukraine

    Located on the slope of Dnipro River. Has a very nice territory and a church that was built in 11th Century.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kyiv Founders’ Monument, Navodnitskiy Park, Kiev Ukraine

    The Monument of Kiy with his brothers Shek and Horyv and their sister Lybyd.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Leonid Bykov Monument, Dniprovskiy Descent, Kiev Ukraine

    One of the best view point to the left bank of Dnipro River and a Monument of a famous Ukrainian actor.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Prince Volodymyr the Great Monument, Park at Vladimirskaya gorka, Threhsvyatitelskaya street, Kiev Ukraine

    The monument to one of the greatest Kievan Knyaz

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Baron Shteingel's Castle, Yaroslavov Val St., 1, Kiev Ukraine

    A house with a very interesting architecture located right near Golden Gates.

    Pass By: Arsenalna Metro Station, Ivana Mazepy St., Kiev 02000 Ukraine

    One of the deepest stations in the world is an interesting attraction of the city.

    Pass By: Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Skovorody Hryhoriya vul. 2, Kiev 04070 Ukraine

    One of the oldest Academy in Eastern Europe

    Stop At: Kontraktova Square, Kiev 02000 Ukraine

    The central square of Podil.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Centrally located Kiev hotels or apartments, Boryspil or Zhyliany airport
    Departure Time
    Flexible. Please, specify the desired departure time of your tour while booking. Depending on the duration of the tour, the best starting time is from 9:00am till 2:00pm
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Kiev hotel, apartment or departure transfer to the airport Boryspil or Zhyliany
    Inclusions
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Hotel/airport pickup and drop-off
    • Professional guide
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance fees to the museums that you would like to visit (Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Museum of World War II, etc)
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • You may either include the places you want to visit in the 'special requirements' box while booking or discuss the itinerary with the guide on the spot
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The tour company were incredibly flexible, arrived on time, changed plans to suit my day and gave a great tour with a guide who knew lots about the history and nuances of her city. I could not have wished for a better tour.
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    Response from Snezhana A, Manager at Kiev in One Day: Private Tailor-Made Sightseeing Tour
    Responded 19 Mar. 2018
    Dear Chris, thank you for sharing your impressions of the tour of Kiev on TripAdvisor! It was a pleasure to organize a tour for you and we are glad to hear that everything went great. We’ll be very happy to seeing you in Kiev in future!
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