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The most lively point in the city where you will frequently feel the traces of the history is Khreshchatyk Street... You must see Maidan Nezalezhnosti located on the street where elegant stores take place on one side and large shopping centers are on the other side. The place which we want the travellers keen on history to especially see is Pechersk Lavra, the oldest monastery in Ukraine. Also called as Monastery of the Caves, Pechersk Lavra dates back to 900 years ago. Featuring 18 churches in total, the monastery is in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
You can set foot on Kiev after a journey of 2 hours by plane from Istanbul. The most commonly used transportation vehicle is metro and you can access many places by metro. Featuring one of the largest metro lines in the world, you can also use tramway or tolleybus options in Kiev. Besides, if you want to watch the amazing view of the city savouringly, we recommend you to attend boat tours on Dnieper River.
- Saint Sophia's Cathedral (Hagia Sophia), one of the ancient cathedrals in UNESCO’s World Heritage List, was built in 11th century and it’s famous for mosaic, ornaments and fresco remained from that era. - Definitely try the famous Pelmeni, known as Russian ravioli! - Do not leave without visiting Mariinsky Park! Featuring the most green and romantic walking tracks, this park holds also the status of ‘monument’. - You should try Kutia, a traditional snack made of hazelnut, honey and opium poppy at christmas in Ukraine.
- Rich for music festivals, the city offers the opportunity to enjoy music thanks to Kiev Summer Music Festival, beggining at the end of May and continuing until the middle of June! - Waited with deep interests by jazz lovers, Kiev Jazz Festival is organized in October. - May 29 Ukraine Bicycle Day witnesses colorful scenes. - KROK International Advertising Festival is among the important events in September. - October also hosts International Short Film Festival. - Witnessing colorful fire shows with the participation of countries like Finland, Germany, Israel, Lithuania, Russia, Kiev Fire Festival is organized in June.
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