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Kyiv: Customized Private Tour

1. Kyiv: Customized Private Tour

If you want to get the maximum out of your visit to Kyiv in one day, this customized private tour is an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the city and visit the most significant tourist attractions. This tailor-made tour has a lot of advantages as the program and the duration of the tour are flexible. You may choose any attractions you’d like to visit and modify the duration according to your schedule. It is possible to start the tour either from the airport or from your hotel. An experienced guide and a comfortable vehicle will make your tour enjoyable and relaxing. Kyiv has boundless possibilities for delightful pastimes. You might want to visit the most famous and stunning tourist spots. Your knowledgeable guide will show you St. Sophia Cathedral, the Golden Gates, and Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You can visit an ancient Cave Monastery and learn its rich history. Moreover, you will discover such attractions in Kyiv as a cobblestone Andreevsky Descent, where you can buy memorable souvenirs; Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square and Khreschatyk Street; Kyiv Opera and Ballet Theater; St. Michael’s Monastery; and St. Volodymyr’s Cathedral. If you want to try delicious Ukrainian cuisine, your guide will advise you on the best Kyiv restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy local food and beverages in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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Kyiv: 3-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Private Transport

2. Kyiv: 3-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Private Transport

This 3-hour private tour of Kyiv provides a good opportunity to see all the most important sights of Kyiv with a private guide in a comfortable car. Cover all the city sights in a time frame that would be impossible by walking. Whether it is your first time in the city, or you are simply short of time, you will get a comprehensive overview of the city with a professional guide who knows and loves Kyiv. Travel back more than 1,500 years to the city’s birth and discover landmarks that represent Kyiv through the ages. Go to Old Kyiv Hill, where the city originated. Visit the famous Golden Gate, the former gateway to the fortress city. Peek inside St. Sophia Cathedral with its onion-dome roof, and St. Vladimir Cathedral (St. Volodymyr's Cathedral), the mother cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. See the churches of St. Andrew and St. Michael, the monastery of Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, also known as the Kyiv Monastery of the Caves. Admire the temples of Podil and the aristocratic mansions of the Pechersk district. Walk through the historic city center and learn about its humble origins dating back to the 9th century, making it one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe.

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Kyiv: Ancient Kyiv Walking Tour

3. Kyiv: Ancient Kyiv Walking Tour

Discover the history of Medieval Kyiv on a guided walking tour of Ukraine's capital city. Discover the city's role in global history, why it was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit Saint Sophia’s Cathedral, the oldest surviving church in the city.  During your tour, admire the city's Byzantine and Baroque-style architecture. In the Podol neighborhood, discover the beauty and grace of this glorious city. In the company of your local guide, you will visit sights such as St. Vladimir's Cathedral, the Golden Gate, St. Michael's Cathedral, Ancient Kyiv Hill, St. Andrew’s Church, and St. Andrew’s Descent.

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What people are saying about Saint Sophia's Cathedral

The service and execution were great. I was written to a week or two beforehand and asked what I was particularly interested in. The guide (Dmitry) was excellent, educated, very good knowledge of German, empathic.

Very experienced, personable guide. Great timing, interesting background information. Great for getting an overview and seeing some of the city's absolute highlights. Definitely try it out!

The tour was very well planned and the guide Dmitry was happy to respond to my wishes, but also had very interesting suggestions of his own.

Excellent tour guide. Very knowlegable. Good insights also into recent Ukrainian history

Thank you, Anastasia. I really enjoyed my tour of wonderful Kiev.