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Kiev Private 6-Hour Tour - Best Sights

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    Stop At: St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, 20 Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev Ukraine

    Although not one of Kyiv's most important churches, St Volodymyr's Cathedral arguably has the prettiest interior. Built in the late 19th century to mark 900 years of Orthodox Christianity in the city, its yellow exterior and seven blue domes conform to standard Byzantine style.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: National Opera House of Ukraine, Volodymyrska 50, Kiev Ukraine

    The National Opera House which is a gem of Ukrainian and Russian culture that houses professional ballet and opera performances in the heart of Kiev. The theater has been given a certain fatalistic aura. That kind of aura is a must for any outstanding opera stage of the world. Find out more during the tour!

    Stop At: Golden Gate, Vladimirskaya st., 40a, Kiev Ukraine

    It was the main gate in the 11th-century fortifications of Kiev, the capital of Kievan Rus. The name ‘Golden Gates’ originates from the beauty of this building and not from the material it is made of.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Sophia Cathedral, Volodymyrska vul. 24, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

    Discover St. Sophia's Cathedral as one of the city's best known landmarks and the first heritage site in Ukraine to be inscribed on the World Heritage List along with the Kiev Cave Monastery complex.
    It is possible to visit St.Sofia Cathedral. Entrance ticket is 100 UAH per person. You need also cover the ticket for the guide.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: St. Michael's Cathedrale, Trokhsvyatytelska vul. 6, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

    The next stop is Michael's Cathedral. The grandson of Yaroslav the Wise, Prince Sviatopolk, founded the cathedral in the early 12th century. It is named in honor of St. Michael - the protector of Kyiv.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev 02000 Ukraine

    Then guide will show you the main street of the city – Khreschatyk. It stretches from the European Square to Bessarabska Square. You will hear the history of Maidan Nezalezhnosti which has been the traditional place for political rallies, including large-scale radical protest campaigns: the 2004 Orange Revolution and the 2013–14 Euromaidan.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: The House with Chimeras, 10 Bankova Street, Kiev Ukraine

    The House with Chimeras (Gorodetsky House) is one of the weirdest, but most popular, buildings in Kiev. It was designed by eccentric architect Vladislav Gorodetsky in 1902

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: People’s Friendship Arch, Khreshchatyj Park near European Square, Kiev Ukraine

    It was opened together with the All-Union Lenin Museum on November 7, 1982 to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the USSR and the celebration of the 1,500th Anniversary of the Kiev city.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Klitschko Pedestrian-Bicycle Bridge, between Vladimirskaya Gorka and Arka Druzhby Narodov, Kiev Ukraine

    New Klitschko Pedestrian-Bicycle Bridge one of the most interesting attractions of Kiev between the Volodymyrska Hill and the People's Friendship Arch opened by Kyiv Mayor.

    Stop At: St. Andrew's Church, Andreyevskiy Spusk, 23, Kiev Ukraine

    After that, your guide will take you to the beautiful St. Andrew’s Church, built in 18th century in Baroque style. It stands on the high hill and you will enjoy the panorama of the city from this part.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: The Richard's Castle, Andriivska vul. 15, Kiev 04070 Ukraine

    House №15, known among the capital's locals and guests as ‘the Castle of Richard the Lionheart,’ is one of the most attractive and mysterious buildings in Kyiv.

    Stop At: Kontraktova Square, Kiev 02000 Ukraine

    The oldest square in Kiev – Kontraktova square in the historic Podol district. There you can find: The oldest church in Kiev – the Assumption Church Pirogoshcha – mentioned in the Tale of Igor’s regiment, Monument to hetman Petro Konashevych-Sahaidachnyy, The fountain Samson, Shopping arcade, Kiev Mohyla Academy.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from centrally located hotels
    Departure Time
    Guest chooses the time to start the tour. All tours are private and under request.
    • Hotel pickup
    • Local guide
    • Private tour
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Sophia Cathedral
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located places
    • Guide me UA provides only private tours, not scheduled
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Kate took us for a 6 hour tour which was great. I recommend Guide Me Ua. We could easily spend few more hours touring with Guide Me Ua.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Rafał L
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I booked a private tour with a friend whilst on holiday. Our tour guide Anna met us outside our accommodation right on time, she greeted us warmly and our tour began. We explored the beautiful city of Kiev as Anna explained the history and culture...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank _matchu_abs_
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Kate was so professional with her tour. I never been so interested about history like when listening to Kate guide. She was so informative and energetic that made us in the state flow. The experience in general was EPIC.

    Thank Esperanzo
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    There isn't much I can say here that hasn't already been said in other reviews. Our guide Kate was pretty awesome....full of information about Kiev and very interesting to talk to. My wife and I totally enjoyed our 6 hour walk around Kiev - we...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank David G
    Reviewed 23 August 2019 via mobile

    Booked this tour through Tripadvisor as we only had 2 full days in Kiev. Kate gave us a wonderful insight into her country and city’s history and present climate and covered all the major attractions. We surely would have missed a lot if we had...More

    Thank Alan M
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