This ancient city is the capital of Ukraine and one of the biggest cities in Europe, which is located in the north-central region of the country and is also the largest city in Ukraine with a population of 2.6 million. For centuries it is famous for its beauty and cultural heritage. Modern Kyiv is the administrative, economic, scientific, cultural and educational center of independent Ukraine.
It has been standing on steep hills overlooking the Dnipro River for more than 1,500 years. According to the ancient legend, Kyiv was founded by the three brothers Kyi, Schek and Khoryv and their sister Lybid, and it was named after the eldest brother Kyi. It is known as the mother city for all Eastern Slavic peoples. Kyiv Rus is the state from which Ukraine, Russia and Belarus are all descended.
In 2005, Kyiv was the site of the 50th Eurovision Music Festival. In 2012 Kyiv was one of four Ukrainian host city of UEFA European Football Championship 2012.
Modern Kyiv is the administrative, economic, scientific, cultural and educational center of independent Ukraine.
We can talk a lot about this city history, culture, architecture and art. We propose not only to hear about it but to see everything with your own eyes. You will have an opportunity to touch the mystery of ancient and modern times.
“The city of Kyiv is splendid, happy city. Above the spilled Dnipro it is all in chestnuts’ green, all in rays of sun…” Mikhail Bulgakov
Main points of region which you have to visit are:
1. Sightseeing and Churches of Kyiv:
Kytaevo caves and churches
St. Volodymyr’s Cathedral
National Opera House
St. Andrew’s Church
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery
St. Sophia Cathedral
Kyiv-Pecherska Lavra Monastery and Catacombs
3. Kyiv Monuments
4. Theaters and Concert Halls
5. Art Galleries
6. Parks and Gardens