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Pirogovo Open-Air Museum

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Address: Krasnozemnaya St. | Pirohiv, Kiev 02000, Ukraine
Phone Number: (044) 526-25-27
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Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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A little distance from Kyiv. Best visited in early Autumn and on special festivals. Good depiction of traditional Ukrainian life.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A little distance from Kyiv. Best visited in early Autumn and on special festivals. Good depiction of traditional Ukrainian life.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's about a 40 minutes drive from the center and worth planning for a 2 hour stroll watching the different styles of houses from all over Ukraine. Should you decide to go for shashlik and some moonshine or beer, then plan for 4 hours. It's cheap and cheerful. Ideally go in April - June and September to October since it... More 

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Bath, UK
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Can be a little hard to find but I visited in 1989 and 2014 and both times found this thoroughly enjoyable. It's still just far enough out of the city to kid yourself you are in the countryside and on my second visit on a weekend in Feb 2014 there was a great atmosphere with families enjoying the food stalls... More 

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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is an intersting Open Air Museum which depicts how people lived in Ukraine 250 to 500 years ago. Most of the buildings are made of wood with thatched roofs. I read some of the other reviews and agree that it is easier to see by car, but I am in my 60's, have been there a couple of times... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was the waste of time is a little out of the way I went in late summer and it was a little on the cold side and windy most of the items from food too drink were expensive from the history side it was good you find out what and the way those from the Ukraine lived around 500... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Ok, I am not a big hiker, but even if I would be it is better to visit this place by car. You have to pay some extra for entering by car though. The open air museum is huge and if you are not a determined hiker or if it is too cold, too warm, too windy or you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is an interesting place but it is very exposed to the elements. Plan a visit on a mild day, try to find an English speaking guide so you can understand more. Except to pay some $20 to 40 for an afternoon for the guide.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A very nice place to feel the real spirit of Ukraine and visit different parts of the country in 1 place. Here you can find old houses dated from several centures ago, mills and other authentic constructions, as well as can eat Ukrainian food and buy souvenirs

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you can't travel all around Ukraine, but want to get some idea of how big and diverse this country is a good idea is to go to this open air museum that has typical buildings from the many regions of Ukraine. These buildings give you some idea of what it was like to live in Ukraine for the past... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Very interesting to see the change in the living lifestyles of Ukraine from hundreds of years ago to present.

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