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16 Best Things To Do in Kyiv, Ukraine – Recommended by a Local

16 Best Things to Do in Kyiv (That Will Make You Fall In Love With the City) Kyiv is one of the most underrated European capitals. This is also one of the most budget-friendly cities packed with attractions and there are lots of things to do in Kyiv. The best time to visit the capital …

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Ukraine Tourist Information

Now’s the time to visit Ukraine! It’s an exciting time of progress and challenges with Ukraine’s evolving new identity post-Soviet rule. Still in its infancy of tourism, prices are reasonable (compared to Western standards). The historic churches, monuments, top-notch museums are amazing, the mountain vistas and beaches are dazzling, and then there is the famed …

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Kiev – A Marvel of Churches and Monuments

The ancient city of Kiev (Kyiv), believed to be at least 1500 years old, is known as the cradle of Slavic civilization. Three brothers and a sister are the legendary founders of Kyiv, named after the oldest sibling Prince Kyi. This foursome wielding bow, sword and shield are fashioned in metal at the Independence Square …

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Village Life in Ukraine

Today we were leaving Kiev for the Ukraine countryside again, this time by bus. A week earlier, in the same uncomfortable July heat, we had journeyed by electric train to visit my cousin’s dacha (cottage). During the train ride, varied characters sold their wares, indifferent to the sweaty passengers. It was a dilapidated parade of …

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Hints for a Smooth Stay in Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev, the capital and largest city in Ukraine (population over 2.5 million), seems to be shifting slowly, but inexorably to a developing “westernized city”.  A visitor experiencing Kiev the first time will be struck by the unique blend of old and new worlds colliding. Kiev, Ukraine, founded in the 5th century as a trading center, developed rapidly as a former Soviet republic during the …

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