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Pirogovo Open-Air Museum

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Krasnozemnaya St. | Pirohiv, Kiev 02000, Ukraine
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 February 2011

Originally a village south of Kiev now Pyrohiv/Pirogovo is an unique open-air museum of traditional Ukrainian architecture and way of life. It's a must see attraction for tourists and everyone who is willing to learn more about the life of the Ukrainian rural population in...More

9  Thank Wolfchild
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Reviewed 26 September 2011

If you have seen "old world" sites in another place, this is the same. Small old cottages, church, school house etc etc representative of small rural villages. Spend your day elsewhere and just get some picture. Pictues will give you an idea of the place...More

3  Thank Jim H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time here. We were lucky with the weather too. The museum is huge and beautiful. If u get hungry you can eat some fantastic traditional food as well. My advice is don't book a tour because if you go there and...More

1  Thank 847farkasg
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Great outdoor museum. the park is shaped as the country border of Ukraine. There are a lot of things to see from the different region. I personally recommend to rent a bike. I costs something, however it gives you the opportunity to visit the hole...More

Thank martingP1393MT
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is a right place to admire Ukrainian traditional houses. Take Metro Line 2 to Vystavkovyi tsentr Station and transfer to bus 507. The bus will take you directly to the entrance. You will see rental bicycles are available at the entrance, but I believe...More

Thank Vectorchen
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Although some of the exhibits are interesting, in general there isn't much to see. We paid for a private English tour, but unfortunately the guide's English was very difficult to understand and somewhat robotic. worst of all were the 'portable' chemical toilets, too filthy for...More

Thank hanna c
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This is the place to go if you want to see Ukranian culture and country site in one go. The Way things has been set up is good. There is at the same time a good chance to get a good walk and some excellent...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 15 September 2018

we went here with our cousins girlfriend, friend & granddaughter. We really learned a lot about the history of the people of Kiev and how they lived years ago. Our guide was very good and told us why some buildings are located where they were....More

Thank William E
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Wonderful place for a day outdoors. This museum has been created in a Soviet Union time in 1969. Over 300 pieces of folk architecture from all over Ukraine brought here and carefully reassembled. An amazing project of historical preservation,. Pitty, not all the houses are...More

Thank NKrasa
Reviewed 1 September 2018

You approach this representation of a traditional Ukrainian peasant village down a deeply rutted track taking great care where you put your feet (health and safety not major considerations here!) but it's worth the effort. The houses and other buildings, their interiors and environs, do...More

1  Thank IainNorthernIreland
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Good place to go for a walk and explore the ancient life style of Ukraine. Lot of fruits to eat off the trees, ;-)

Thank Coastal785885
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Fresh air, windmills, flowers, picturesque old houses, trees laden with fruit, green grass n sunflower fields.... what more can you ask for? This is another must do place for me. I would love to go back some day and spend a whole day there. Greta...More

1  Thank Preethi-Rodrigues
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By trolley bus No. 11 from the Expocenter metro station (M2 blue line) to the last stop. By route bus No. 496 from Lukyanivska metro station (M3 green line) to the last stop (the bus also passes by the Kyiv Zhulyany airport).