) is the capital and the largest city in Ukraine
, located some 20 km to the north-east from Vyshneve
. The population is about 2,797,600 people in accordance with 2011 census. Kiev is a popular tourist destination thanks to its russian orthodox monasteries and theatres.
Airport Zhuliany Intl (IATA: IEV) is 20 km away from Kiev and is the closest airport to it.
Places to see in it
Kiev Pechersk Lavra (українська. Києво-Печерська лавра, Kyievo-Pechers’ka lavra; русский. Киево-Печерская лавра, Kievo-Pecherskaya lavra), also known as the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, is a historic Orthodox Christian monastery in Kiev, Ukraine. Since its foundation as the cave monastery in 1015 the Lavra has been a preeminent center of the Eastern Orthodox Christianity in Eastern Europe. Together with the Saint-Sophia Cathedral, it is inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was named one…
Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater is a Ukrainian theater in Kyiv.
Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama (also referred to as Lesya Ukrainka Theater) is a theater in Kiev, Ukraine.
Mother Motherland (українська. Мати-Батьківщина) is a monumental statue of the " Mother Motherland" in Kiev, Ukraine. The sculpture is a part of Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Kiev. Built by Yevgeny Vuchetich, the titanium statue stands 62 meters tall upon the museum building with the overall structure measuring 102 m and weighing 530 tons.
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