The Old Town Tour is the best among other Kiev city tours for those who are here for the first time.
I will show you all the key sights of Kiev:
The National Opera House, The Golden Gates, Sirotkin House, Khreschatyk Street, The Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti), St. Michael’s Cathedral, St. Sophia’s Cathedral, St. Andrew’s Church.
This is an excellent option to explore all the major attractions of the city. Having chosen this program, you along with the route of the tour will get to know the history of Ukraine, starting from the foundation of Kiev, the ancient period of Kievan Rus, and finishing with independent Ukraine.
On the Independence Square, in the middle of the tour, the guide will offer you a coffee and tell the story of the last revolution that knocked the bottom out of Ukrainian society.
Special feature of this excursion is a detailed excursion in the pearl of the Old City – St. Sophia Cathedral, where you will see the interior of the temple, fully preserved from the 11th century, the sarcophagus of Prince Yaroslav the Wise, the model of Kiev in XII century, and unique wall paintings.
The tour ends on Andreevskiy Descent, where you can continue exploring the city on your own or ask the guide about the best Ukrainian cuisine restaurant in the city – it is located nearby.
3-hour private walking tour will bring you into Kiev rich history. It is an excellent way to explore Kiev.