1. Ukraine
  2. Kiev
  3. St. Andrew's Church, Kiev

Kiev: Ancient Kiev Private Walking Tour

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Find out where the Kievan Rus originates from, the beliefs held by many of the ancient Slavs before Christianization, how old the Saint Sophia Cathedral is, and where Saint Andrew installed his cross.
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Duration: 3 hours
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Ukrainian, German, Russian

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  • Visit the most famous sightseeing spots in Kiev, the Volodymyr Cathedral and the Golden Gate
  • Learn where the Kievan Rus originates from
  • Enjoy the intimate atmosphere of a private tour
Full description
Discover Kiev, the capital of Ukraine and one of the world's most beautiful cities, scenically spread along the banks of the river Dnipro. Kiev traces its roots back to ancient time with a history spanning 1,500 years.
On this tour, visit the Volodymyr Cathedral, the red building of the University of Saint Volodymyr, the Golden Gate, the former KGB building, Sofia's Square and Saint Sophia Cathedral, the monument to Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Michael Square and Michael Monastery with the renewed Michael's Cathedral. See the Princess Olga Monument, Old Kiev Mountain, the first palaces and the first stone church.
You will also see Andrew's Church, the old lime tree, the pagan idol temple, and the landscape alley, as well as the monument to Gogol's nose and the monument of the most famous Ukrainian literary characters. Learn about the history of Kiev, and the medieval empire of the Kievan Rus with its center in Kiev. Even after being devastated by the Tatars in the 1240s, Kiev remained the center of the Kievan principality. Learn where the Kievan Rus originates from and more.
  • Walking tour of Kiev
  • German, Ukrainian or Russian-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Guided tour inside the Sophia Cathedral
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

At the front of the St. Vololymyr's Cathedral

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• When visiting an Orthodox church it is necessary for men to remove their headgear and for women to cover their heads before entering

From £55.33 Per group up to 2

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Reiseziel Kiew

Product ID: 194966