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Kiev: Private Old Town Sightseeing Walking Tour

Product ID: 72751
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Discover the most interesting Kiev attractions on this 3-hour private walking tour with an expert local guide. Admire the ancient St.Sophia Cathedral and Golden Gates, and explore the modern Landscape Alley and vibrant Andreevsky Descent.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the most important facts from the centuries-old history of Kiev
  • Spot the iconic Kiev sights, including St. Sophia Cathedral and St. Michael’s Monastery
  • Feel an amazing atmosphere of the Andreevsky Descent and its neighborhoods
  • Buy exclusive hand-made souvenirs for your friends and family
  • Enjoy a private tour, customized according to your interests and wishes
Full description
You will start your walking tour from the famous historical monument – the Golden Gates, which were the main entrance to the town of Kiev during the ruling of Prince Yaroslav the Wise. Situated in a cozy park, it's one of the favorite places of Kiev citizens and tourists. Then you will head towards St. Sophia Square and admire the amazing National Reserve, Sophia Kievskaya. Founded in XI century, it's one of the most iconic constructions of the ancient Kiev, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. You will see a famous Hetman Bohdan Khmelnitskiy monument in front of the St. Sophia Cathedral.

The tour continues as you visit St. Michael’s Golden Domed Cathedral. You will uncover the history of this sight and find out the original cathedral was ruined during the Soviet period, but it was rebuilt over 15 years ago.  The pearl of this walking tour is St. Andrew’s Church, located right near the Starokievska Mountain, which is the cradle of Kiev. It was built in the Baroque style 300 years ago is now one of the must-see sights of Kiev.

Then, traveling through the antiquity to the present days, you will enjoy a pleasant walk through the Landscape Alley. This is a picturesque modern park, often compared with Park Guell in Barcelona, where you will see intriguing statues, a beautiful playground and admire the panoramic view of Kiev. This tour ends in the city center and your guide will advise you on the best cafés and restaurants for lunch after the tour.
Includes
  • Private walking tour
  • Professional guide service
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Admission tickets to St. Sofia Cathedral (€3.5/adult, €1.5/child)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet near the statue of Prince Yaroslav the Wise.

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Important information
Know before you go
• St. Sofia Cathedral is closed on Thursdays

From £31.47 per person

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Green Tour Ukraine

Product ID: 72751