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  • From Kharkiv: Private Full-Day Trip to Poltava

    1. From Kharkiv: Private Full-Day Trip to Poltava

    Start your pleasant day trip to Poltava after you meet your guide at your Kharkiv hotel. In less than 3-hours of embracing tranquil views, arrive in Poltava, the birthplace of many talented people. During the first part of the day, you will enjoy a Poltava sightseeing tour and discover the most popular tourist attractions. Your guide will show you such places as the Round Square, the Glory Monument and Korpusnyi Garden, where you can have a relaxing walk. In addition, admire the White Rotunda and the Holy Cross Monastery. You’ll be impressed by the ingenuity of these architectural and historical attractions. Standing on the picturesque hill known as Ivanova Mountain, contemplate the views of Vorskla River. In addition, you will take a memorable photo with the Poltava Dumpling Monument that looks like a giant bowl with dumplings. In Poltava, dumplings are called galushki. Later, you wil...

  • Pirogovo Village Open-Air Skansen Museum in Kyiv

    2. Pirogovo Village Open-Air Skansen Museum in Kyiv

    Take a tour to Pirigivo Village in  the countryside, to breathe in fresh air and to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of an old Ukrainian village at Pirogovo Museum. It takes about half an hour to get there by car, and it's one of the largest outdoor museums in the world founded in 1969. Pirogovo Museum occupies a large area of 150 hectares, and consists of small Ukrainian peasant houses of the 18th-19th centuries, windmills and wooden churches brought from different Ukrainian regions. You can also see more than 70,000 folk culture artefacts. Each separate “village”of the museum features typical buildings of certain historical regions of Ukraine: Polesia, Sloboda, Ukraine and Poltava Region, Carpathian's, Middle Dnieper Ukraine, Podolia, and Southern Ukraine. It is possible to enter the houses and see how Ukrainians used to live, where they slept and what house appliances they used. Then, i...

    You will be able to choose between walking or tour by car, some houses can be entered the rest are sealed, nice experience to see how they lived 200 years ago

  • Kiev: Poltava City Tour by Intercity Train with Museum Visit

    3. Kiev: Poltava City Tour by Intercity Train with Museum Visit

    Take a 3-hour journey from Kiev to Poltava by highspeed train. Once in Poltava, meet your local guide and enjoy a 3-hour sightseeing city tour. Visit the historical part of the city, the Ivanova Mountain, known as the White Rotunda. Enjoy picturesque city views from the observation deck. Take a photo with the famous Dumpling Monument. Next, the romantic Round Square and Corpusniy Garden founded in the 19th century. In the center of the garden and Round Square, see the Glory Monument, dedicated to the anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Poltava. Another must-see tourist attraction is the beautiful building of the Former Peasants Bank. It's famous for the unique figures of firebirds on the façade. After your sightseeing tour, enjoy some free time for shopping and lunch. For the second part of the day, you can choose to visit one of the three museums: • Poltava Museum of Local Lo...

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You will be able to choose between walking or tour by car, some houses can be entered the rest are sealed, nice experience to see how they lived 200 years ago