Our guide for visitors to Ukraine capital, Kiev, offers most comprehensive information about Kiev’s culture, museums, theatres, history, recreational activity, shopping and more.The fashion of healthy living and active rest rapidly expands and has already reached Ukraine. The health-conscious citizens of Kiev are offered a huge variety of activities to choose from. Bowling and billiards clubs invite everyone to have a great time. Those who don’t imagine their life without fitness and working out are always welcome to modern sport centers. Those who want to indulge their body and soul should visit Kiev saunas. Kiev is comparably a big city with about 4 million people population. To discover as much of Kiev as possible you will have to use public transport, taxi, or rent a car. Public transport is widely used in the city. There are 2 airports and a railway station in here. Trams, buses, trolleybuses are popular among citizens and guests to the city. It’s the cheapest way to get anywhere. This section provides general information on Kiev, its history, Ukrainian holidays that are widely celebrated in Ukraine.

General information

Kiev is the capital of Ukraine. Its population is about 3 million people. It is situated on the Dnepr River. Kiev is the biggest cultural, scientific and industrial center of Ukraine, the place of religious pilgrimage and a very attractive tourist destination. Its beautiful landscapes, gardens and city-parks attract and captivate. Kiev has a lot to offer to visitors. It ranges among the biggest European cities, but it is not as familiar to foreign guests as London, Paris, Moscow and other European tourist centers. It has an interesting history, developed industry system, high-level education and advanced science. People, who visit Kiev once, fall in love with it and return over and over again to discover the sightseeing’s. Hospitable Ukrainian people will be glad to introduce Slavic culture to their foreign guests.

Kiev area is 827 sq km. Geographic coordinates: 50 28 N, 30 29 E. Population is about 3 000 000 ppl. Was found at 482 A.D. Kiev has temperate continental climate. Winters are long and cold. Summers are short and hot. UTC/GMT +2 hours. Area phone code is 44

Main historical places to see are: St. Sophia’s Cathedral, Uspenskiy Cathedral, St. Michail Monastery, Kievo-Pecherskaya Lavra, The Golden Gate, Andreyevskiy Spusk.

Main industrial threads: Metallurgy, chemicals, textiles, food processing, building materials, electric products, gas, oil, engineering industry, coal and peat production, woodworking industry.

Main holidays are: New Year (it is more important than Christmas), Independence Day, Kiev’s Day, the Victory Day, the International Women’s Day

Airports I Banks I Bowling and Billiard I Cash-Dispensers I Cinemas I Credit-cards I Culture-arts I Currency I Exhibition Centers I Gift-shops I Money-transfer I Nightclubs & Casinos I Parks and Gardens I Public Conveyances & Taxi I Restaurants I Saunas I Shopping-centers I Sport-centers I Supermarkets I Trains I Tripping I Wines and Spirits

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  • Sightseeing and excursions
  • Kiev at night. Events after sunset
  • A place where time stands still. Chernobyl tours
  • Yacht Dnieper river tours
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