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From Kyiv: Mezhyhirya Residence Private Tour

From Kyiv: Mezhyhirya Residence Private Tour

From US$ 113.18 per person

Discover the luxury residence of the former Ukrainian President V. Yanukovich in Mezhyhirya on a private guided tour from Kyiv. Learn the most striking facts about the ex-president’s rule and explore the territory of the "museum of corruption."

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Spanish, French, German, Italian
Pickup included
Pickup at all Kyiv hotels and apartments.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit one of the main travel attractions in Ukraine – the Mezhyhirya Residence
  • Get insider information from your guide about the current political situation
  • Explore the extravagant grounds of the residence which includes a private zoo, food laboratory, tennis courts and never-freezing lakes
Full description
Your private tour to the Mezhyhirya Residence will start with a hotel pick-up. After meeting your guide, you will drive to the Novi Petrivtsi village where the residence is located. Once you arrive in Mezhyhirya, you will be impressed with its splendor. There, you’ll explore its spacious and lavish grounds which includes a “VIP territory” with perfectly cut trees, a tennis court, non-freezing lake and a farm with ostriches, peacocks, pheasants and other rare birds and animals. Your expert guide will also tell you many intriguing facts about the ex-president’s rule. The highlight of the tour is V. Yanukovych's mansion called “Honka” and a health center (optional visit for an additional fee). The interior of Honka creates a dual impression when you see all the excessive opulence of everything around you - golden chandeliers and mosaic floors, luxurious furniture and exotic decoration.  In addition to the main tour of the grounds, you may also visit a training center for elite dog breeds, a bath complex and the Museum of Retro Cars (optional for an additional fee). After this informative tour, your driver will drop you off at your hotel. 
Includes
  • Professional guide service
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation service along the route
  • Entrance ticket to the park
  • Electro car rental
  • Honka 500 UAH (16 Euro)
  • Museum of Retro Cars 50 UAH (2 Euro)- closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Bath complex 50 UAH (2 Euro)- closed on Monday and Tuesday
  • Dog training center 30 UAH (1.2 Euro)
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
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Know before you go

  • Access to all the optional sites (Honka, Museum of Retro Cars, bath complex, dog training center) is not guaranteed and depends on the Mezhyhirya Residence staff
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3 /5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

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    1/5
  • Safety
    5/5
  • Service
    1/5
  • Organization
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Guide with basic knowledge

The tour started with them telling us we might not actually get into Tonka even after calling ahead and asking. We eventually did after a bit of arguing. While waiting to get into Tonka, we walked around the ground and the guide couldn't answer any of our questions and was looking as if its the first time she saw anything. the guide would not translate most of the things that the Ukrainian guide was saying, I had my wife (who speaks Ukrainian) step in multiple times to either correct or add to the guide's missing content. This is the second awful tour I had with the same operator

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August 20, 2019

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September 23, 2021

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