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Why Visit Ukraine's Capital, Kyiv

The capital of Ukraine, Kiev (or Kyiv) is one of the most visited spots in Eastern Europe. There is certainly a lot to see in this ancient town as it features remnants from over 15 centuries ago which blend in beautifully with the city's thriving new culture.

An unforgettable Kiev tour is a great way to see all of the grand and unique buildings that are scattered throughout the city.

One of the most impressive ones is the Kiev National Opera House, where classical performances have taken place alongside its marvelous interior. The Kiev Academic Puppet Theater is worth a visit for the exterior alone. Kievan buildings combine European and Slavic architecture forming a breathtaking panorama of urban beauty. Walking through the center is a delightful journey into the heart of Kievan Russ.

Kiev is not just an urban wonderland, it is also home to numerous parks and botanical gardens. These gardens feature many flowers specific of the region that bloom to perfection. Combined with the golden-domes on nearby churches, there is an endless supply of beauty for visitors and locals alike while on Kiev sightseeing. At night, locals mingle with tourists in the city center where music and parties continue until sunrise.

With countless cafes and restaurants, there is always time for a romantic dinner or a coffee break after lunch. Along with museums, recreational activities, and its fantastic culture, Kiev is an ideal city for travelers of all ages.

Best Things to Do on a Kiev, Ukraine

  • Visit Kiev Pechersk Lavra
  • Stop by the St. Sophia's Cathedral
  • Stroll the Independence Square on Khreshchatyk
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