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Kiev: Museum of Folk Architecture in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi

Product ID: 84753
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Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi an ancient city in Kiev Oblast (province) of central Ukraine located on the confluence of the Alta and Trubizh Rivers some 95 kilometers south of Kiev where you will find the Museum of Folk Architecture and Household Traditions.
About this activity
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting times 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM
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Ukrainian, English, German, Russian

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Your centrally located hotel or apartment in Kiev. Starting time is flexible. Please choose the starting time for the tour at time of booking.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from the company of a private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Visit Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi often described as a 'living museum' with over 20 museums
  • Walk through two beautiful manmade parks with thousands of trees and shrubs
Full description
Visit the Museum of Folk Architecture and Household Traditions in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi from Kiev. Serving as the administrative center of the Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi district, Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi itself is designated as a city of regional significance and does not belong to the Raion. With its current estimated population of around 30,000 and over 20 museums, Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi is often described as a 'living museum' and granted the status of a History and Ethnography Reserve of Ukraine.

The most significant landmark of Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi is the Museum of Folk Architecture and Household Traditions in Middle Naddnipryanschina. On the 30 acres, you will find located 185 sights, including 104 monuments of folk architecture from the 17th and 19th-centuries, 20 yards of houses and outbuildings, 23 different settings and workshops, over 20,000 works of folk art and implements, household items collected in the forest steppe zone of Ukraine.

The museums are surrounded by two beautiful manmade parks with thousands of trees and shrubs of carefully maintained gardens and yards. The museums present the architecture and traditions of Ukrainians from ancient times up to the 19th-century and includes smaller museums such as the Museum of Bread, Museum of Land Transportation, Museum of Rushnyks (Ukrainian Decorative Towels), Museum of Space Exploration, Museum of Postal Services, Museum of Beekeeping, Museum of Applied and Decorative Arts, Museum of Ukrainian Traditional Rituals, Museum of Archaeology, Museum of the Cossack Glory, Museum of Trypillya Culture and Museum of Ukrainian Traditional Dress, etc. You will also see the excavated ruins of buildings from the 10th and 11th-centuries, the Church of St. Michael (1646–66), Ascension Monastery (with the cathedral built in 1695–1700) and much more.
Includes
  • Private guided tour
  • 2.5-hour local guide service
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Tour includes transportation by private vehicle, minivan or minibus
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to the exhibitions (about 1 US$ per person)
  • Souvenirs and photos are available
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra services

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2-days of travel. In this case, confirmation will be received within 24-hours, subject to availability
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From US$ 176.18 US$ 158.57 Per group up to 3

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ARGOTOUR Kiev

Product ID: 84753