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Kiev Private 6-Hour Tour - Best Sights

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

    Although not one of Kyiv's most important churches, St Volodymyr's Cathedral arguably has the prettiest interior. Built in the late 19th century to mark 900 years of Orthodox Christianity in the city, its yellow exterior and seven blue domes conform to standard Byzantine style.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    The National Opera House which is a gem of Ukrainian and Russian culture that houses professional ballet and opera performances in the heart of Kiev. The theater has been given a certain fatalistic aura. That kind of aura is a must for any outstanding opera stage of the world. Find out more during the tour!

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

    It was the main gate in the 11th-century fortifications of Kiev, the capital of Kievan Rus. The name ‘Golden Gates’ originates from the beauty of this building and not from the material it is made of.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Sophia Cathedral, Volodymyrska vul. 24, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

    Discover St. Sophia's Cathedral as one of the city's best known landmarks and the first heritage site in Ukraine to be inscribed on the World Heritage List along with the Kiev Cave Monastery complex.
    It is possible to visit St.Sofia Cathedral. Entrance ticket is 100 UAH per person. You need also cover the ticket for the guide.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    The next stop is Michael's Cathedral. The grandson of Yaroslav the Wise, Prince Sviatopolk, founded the cathedral in the early 12th century. It is named in honor of St. Michael - the protector of Kyiv.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev Ukraine

    Then guide will show you the main street of the city – Khreschatyk. It stretches from the European Square to Bessarabska Square. You will hear the history of Maidan Nezalezhnosti which has been the traditional place for political rallies, including large-scale radical protest campaigns: the 2004 Orange Revolution and the 2013–14 Euromaidan.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: The House with Chimeras, 10 Bankova Street, Kiev Ukraine

    The House with Chimeras (Gorodetsky House) is one of the weirdest, but most popular, buildings in Kiev. It was designed by eccentric architect Vladislav Gorodetsky in 1902

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    It was opened together with the All-Union Lenin Museum on November 7, 1982 to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the USSR and the celebration of the 1,500th Anniversary of the Kiev city.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Klitschko Pedestrian-Bicycle Bridge, between Vladimirskaya Gorka and Arka Druzhby Narodov, Kiev Ukraine

    New Klitschko Pedestrian-Bicycle Bridge one of the most interesting attractions of Kiev between the Volodymyrska Hill and the People's Friendship Arch opened by Kyiv Mayor.

    Stop At: St. Andrew's Church, Andreyevskiy Spusk, 23, Kiev Ukraine

    After that, your guide will take you to the beautiful St. Andrew’s Church, built in 18th century in Baroque style. It stands on the high hill and you will enjoy the panorama of the city from this part.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: The Richard's Castle, Andriivska vul. 15, Kiev 04070 Ukraine

    House №15, known among the capital's locals and guests as ‘the Castle of Richard the Lionheart,’ is one of the most attractive and mysterious buildings in Kyiv.

    Stop At: Kontraktova Square, Kiev 02000 Ukraine

    The oldest square in Kiev – Kontraktova square in the historic Podol district. There you can find: The oldest church in Kiev – the Assumption Church Pirogoshcha – mentioned in the Tale of Igor’s regiment, Monument to hetman Petro Konashevych-Sahaidachnyy, The fountain Samson, Shopping arcade, Kiev Mohyla Academy.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from centrally located hotels
    Departure Time
    Guest chooses the time to start the tour. All tours are private and under request.
    Duration
    6h
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup
    • Local guide
    • Private tour
    Exclusions
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Sophia Cathedral
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located places
    • Guide me UA provides only private tours, not scheduled
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    There isn't much I can say here that hasn't already been said in other reviews. Our guide Kate was pretty awesome....full of information about Kiev and very interesting to talk to. My wife and I totally enjoyed our 6 hour walk around Kiev - we...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank David G
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Booked this tour through Tripadvisor as we only had 2 full days in Kiev. Kate gave us a wonderful insight into her country and city’s history and present climate and covered all the major attractions. We surely would have missed a lot if we had...More

    Thank Alan M
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Having made a little research among the travel agencies of Kiev, we chose Guide me ua and did not regret. The first day we took this 6-hour tour with the main attractions of the old city (center of Kiev) and Podil area. Our guide Maria...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank arnoldlee35343
    Kate_Dobromishev, Manager at Guide me UA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hooray 😃 We are so glad you liked your tour with Maria. Best regards from both of us!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We met Anna in the morning at our hotel Ukraina. Anna took us around to many interesting places in Kiev. The city is bigger than we knew from before and quite slopy. Anna is a nice lady with a huge knowledge of the city, she...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Lars G
    Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

    This is a must for first time vistors. Anna our tour guide took us through the whole city. We really enjoyed seeing parts of the city that are not on all the tourist maps. Anna is very knowledgeable and patient. Wear comfortable shoes.

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