Information for Travelers
Kiev is the capital of Ukraine and a dream destination for visitors.
Regularly featured on the nightly news, the city is just waiting to be discovered by tourists.
Walk the streets and visit the many small shops, restaurants, museums and landmarks.
The city has a population of three million, but in most neighborhoods, it retains its small-town vibe.
As the center of science, industry and culture in Ukraine, there's not much you won't find in this undiscovered gem of Eastern Europe.
Whether you're looking for romance, history or just a getaway to a unique place, Kiev offers something for everyone within the city limits.
Located on both sides of the Dnieper, Kiev is known for its religious architecture, secular monuments and history museums.
The Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, built in the 11th century, is a pilgrimage site that includes several gilded-domed churches.
In addition to its catacombs with the burial chambers of Orthodox monks.
The monastery is also known for its collection of ancient gold objects from the Scythian era.
The Cathedral of Saint Sophia is one of the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ukraine and was granted important status in the 1980s.
It was built in 1037 and named after Hagia Sophia.
As it is a favorite with tourists, it is recommended to visit it early in the day.
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