) 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 the 2015 census. Thousands of tourists visit Kiev every year to see its russian orthodox monasteries and theatres.
Zhuliany Intl (IATA: IEV) is the nearest airport to Kiev, situated just 20 km to the south-west.
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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.
St Volodymyr's Cathedral (Ukranian: Патріарший кафедральний собор св. Володимира, Russian: Кафедральный собор Святого Владимира, Владимирский собор; also known as the Volodymyrsky Cathedral, Vladimirsky Cathedral, or St. Vladimir's Cathedral) is a cathedral in the centre of Kiev. It is one of the city's major landmarks and the mother cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kiev Patriarchy, one of two major Ukrainian Orthodox Churches.
Национальный ботанический сад им. Н. Н. Гришко НАН Украины (Українська: Національний ботанічний сад імені Миколи Гришка НАН України) is a tourist attraction, one of the Botanical gardens in Kiev, Ukraine. It is located: 42 km from Vyshneve, 600 km from Vinnitsa, 680 km from Gomel.
Khreshchatyk (українська. Хрещатик, Khreshchatyk; русский. Крещатик, Kreshchatik) is the main street of Kiev, Ukraine. The name is derived from the Slavic word krest or khrest (cross). It lies in a valley that is crossed by several ravines. When looked at from above, the valley resembles a cross.
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery is a functioning monastery in Kiev, Ukraine. The monastery is located on the Western side of the Dnieper River on the edge of a bluff northeast of the St. Sophia Cathedral. The site is located in the historic and administrative Uppertown and overlooks the city's historical commercial and merchant quarter, the Podil neighbourhood.
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.
If you have seen everything in Kiev already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. If you're visiting the area, you may want to check out something from the following list:
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