Kyiv: Tour to the Golden Gate & St. Sophia's Cathedral

Kyiv: Tour to the Golden Gate & St. Sophia's Cathedral

From $100 per group up to 3

Take a private tour around Kyiv, where you will visit the old entrance to the city, its main 11th century church, secret yards and other monuments. Make a wish to Pantiusha the cat and hear stories about the famous Kyiv witch.

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Duration 2 hours
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Ukrainian, English, Russian, German
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  • Enjoy visiting one of the Kyiv’s oldest churches
  • Explore the foundations of old palaces and temples
  • Learn about the history and culture of the capital of Ukraine
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Travel back in time to the original Kyiv. The old town, or the city of Volodymyr, Yaroslav, and Iziaslav-Sviatopolk, has seen some of the most important events in Ukrainian history and is home to some of Kyiv's oldest temples, foundations, and majestic views. Walk into a history that stretches back almost 1,500 years. You will see The Golden Gate, the Yard with the Ravens, St. Sophia's Cathedral, St. Michael's Golden Domed Monastery, the 400-year-old Linden, The Old Kyiv Hill, The Altar, the foundations of the Princes’ Palaces, and much more. Allow your guide to regale you with mysterious tales from Ukraine's history. The private tour is suitable for single travelers, groups, and families alike. 
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance to St. Sophia's Cathedral (200 UAH per person) and the Golden Gates (60 UAH per person)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    The Golden Gates (Zoloti Vorota Metro Station) near the monument to Yaroslav the Wise.

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    Very delightful & informative had a great time!

    I was stuck in my hotel for 2 days when at the last minute a decided to check the Internet for a guide to see St. Sofia Church in Kiev the same day. A few minutes later I got a call from Sofia who said she would try to find me a guide, a few minutes after that i got a call from Anastasia and i was off to meet her. She was fantastic, friendly & very knowledgeable about Kiev history. Get your Guide is GREAT!

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    May 9, 2018

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    Product ID: 75685