Kiev: City Exploration and Kiev Pechersk Lavra Tour

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Kiev: City Exploration and Kiev Pechersk Lavra Tour

From $100.06 per person

Visit the most significant sites in Kiev and get acquainted with one of the most ancient European cities. Discover famous city landmarks and the remarkable Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Ukrainian, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Polish
Pickup included
Pickup available from all hotels and apartments in Kiev.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Find out interesting facts about the history and culture of Kiev
  • Explore popular tourist attractions, such as the Golden Gates, Saint Sophia Cathedral and the Ballet Theater
  • Visit the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, the most popular tourist attraction
  • Have an unforgettable experience in a unique cave monastery
  • Enjoy the most beautiful panoramic views of the city and the Dnieper River
Full description
Enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing trip around the city and a visit of Kiev Pechersk Lavra. Visit a beautiful park, named after Taras Shevchenko, and the main building of Kyiv University. One of the greatest architectural monuments, Saint Volodymyr’s Cathedral, is located nearby. Enjoy the beauty of the National Opera and Ballet Theater and discover interesting facts about one of the most recognizable symbols of Kiev – the Golden Gates. Take a short walk to the heart of the city, Saint Sophia Square, where the UNESCO-listed Saint Sophia Cathedral faces the incredible Saint Michael’s Monastery. Wander around the most charming street, Andreevsky Descent. Admire the stunning architecture, including the famous Saint Andrew’s Church and an open-air souvenir market. Check out the central Khreschatyk Street and Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square, favorite places among tourists and locals. During the second part of the tour, visit Kiev Pechersk Lavra. The unique monastery complex and historical-cultural sanctuary is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a comprehensive tour of the lavra and visit the most significant places, including an ancient cave monastery founded in the 11th century. Enjoy picturesque views from the observation deck.
Includes
  • Transportation by vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fees to Kiev Pechersk Lavra
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Sleeveless shirts

    Know before you go

    • A small amount of walking is involved
    • Please be prepared for all weather conditions
    • Please follow the dress code when visiting the monastery. Sleeveless tops or shorts are not allowed for both men and women, and women should wear a long skirt and cover their heads
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 / 5

    based on 7 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5
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    It's amazing! Max is the best guide ever

    January 4, 2020

    Serghei was the best guide, very helpful and expert on Kiev history and facts. Very recommended.

    December 27, 2019

    Thank you for sharing your knowledge.

    Thank you for my guide and driver! She gave me a lot of information not on the guidebook. I was able to know the history, culture and current of Ukraine. Thanks to her I could buy Ukrainian designer clothes and I could eat my favorite salmon.

    September 25, 2018

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