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Kiev: 3-Hour Podil District Private Walking Tour

Product ID: 90894
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Explore one of the most popular districts of Kiev on a private 3-hour walking tour with a friendly guide. Admire the architectural ensemble of Podil and discover interesting stories about the famous people who used to live there.
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Highlights
  • Explore the center of Podil district, Kotraktova Square, which is one of the most ancient squares of the city
  • Spot the monuments to Hetman P. Sahaidachniy and Ukrainian philosopher G. Skovoroda
  • Learn about the foundation and development of the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy
  • Walk through a vibrant Sagaidachnogo Street with numerous restaurants and cafés
  • Discover an unusual kind of transport – Kiev Funicular that connects Podil with the Upper Town
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Meet your guide at the foot of St. Andrew's Church at the top of Andriivs'kyi descent and start a joyful 3-hour walking tour of Podil – both ancient and modern at the same time. Podil is one of the oldest areas in Kiev that will impress you with magnificent churches, fascinating monuments, and inner patios. Moreover, Podil is well-known as the center of trade and commerce. Discover many interesting facts about the history and present day of these place from your private local guide.  

On Kontraktova Square, you will find such worthwhile attractions as the Monument to Hetman P. Sahaidachniy and the monument of the Ukrainian philosopher G. Skovoroda. Moreover, one of the most prestigious Ukrainian universities – the Kiev Mohyla Academy, founded in 1659, is located here. You will also visit one of the most significant Orthodox churches of Kiev, Florovsky Convent, founded in 16th century. This place will amaze you with its peaceful atmosphere and perplexing history. Discover the Madonna Pyrogoshcha Dormition Church, which was ruined during Soviet rule and rebuilt at the end of the 20th century.

Then, walking through the picturesque and vivid Sagaidachnogo Street, you will enter Poshtova Square, where you will admire the Church of the Nativity of Christ. Moreover, the most engaging places situated on the Poshtova Square are Kiev River Station and Kiev Funicular. In the summertime, there is a beautiful fountain operating on the Poshtova Square. At the end of the tour, you may either ride the funicular and get to the Upper Town or stay at Podil and visit one of the cozy cafés near the Dnieper River.
Includes
  • Professional guide service
  • Private walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Your guide will meet you at the foot of St. Andrew's Church

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From US$ 40.84 per person

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Product ID: 90894