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Kiev
Having survived the Mongol Empire, WWII, Chernobyl, and Soviet rule, Kiev is the proud capital of the Ukraine. Filled with theaters, museums, religious sites, modern buildings and ancient ruins, the city of Kiev is the center of Ukrainian culture. The Monastery of the Caves, founded in 1015, and Saint Sophia Cathedral, founded in 1037, are both World Heritage Sites. The Museum of the Great Patriotic War, topped by the massive Motherland Statue, provides gorgeous views of the city below.

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Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery
Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery
Built by Kiev monks back in 1051, this striking building is the most holy place in the Ukraine. The caves on the property serve as burial grounds for monks.
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Caverns & Caves
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CHERNOBYLwel.come - Day Tours
CHERNOBYLwel.come - Day Tours
Owner description: Taste the untouched. Feel the unknown. See the wild. You are one step away from your Chernobyl tour to see Pripyat and the whole exclusion zone formed after the Chernobyl... more Owner description: Taste the untouched. Feel the unknown. See the wild. You are one step away from your Chernobyl tour to see Pripyat and the whole exclusion zone formed after the Chernobyl accident. Excursions to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone are one of the most fascinating experiences for every adventurer, extreme traveler and passionate photographer. Every year there are around 18 000 tourists from all over the world visiting the Chernobyl zone, but only a few are able to see and experience moments in Chernobyl and Pripyat which stay hidden and unknown for the vast majority of visitors. less
Attraction type: Ghost Towns; Adrenaline & Extreme Tours; Private Tours; Photography Tours; Day Trips
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Saint Sophia Cathedral
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Owner description: The cathedral was built over nine centuries and is a great example of Byzantine and Ukrainian Baroque architecture. The interior contains mosaics and frescoes dating back to the... more Owner description: The cathedral was built over nine centuries and is a great example of Byzantine and Ukrainian Baroque architecture. The interior contains mosaics and frescoes dating back to the 11th century. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Sacred & Religious Sites; Churches & Cathedrals
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St. Michael's Cathedrale
St. Michael's Cathedrale
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites; Natural History Museums
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Andriyivski Uzviz
Andriyivski Uzviz
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Lviv Handmade Chocolate Cafe
Lviv Handmade Chocolate Cafe
Ranked #1 of 1,622 Restaurants in Kiev
Cuisines: Cafe
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Drinks, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Happy Grill Bar
Happy Grill Bar
Ranked #2 of 1,622 Restaurants in Kiev
Price: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, European
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
ODESSA Restaurant
ODESSA Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 1,622 Restaurants in Kiev
Cuisines: Seafood, European, Russian, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Pervak
Pervak
Ranked #4 of 1,622 Restaurants in Kiev
Price: $2 - $15
Cuisines: European, Eastern European, Central European, Ukrainian
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Spotykach
Spotykach
Ranked #5 of 1,622 Restaurants in Kiev
Price: $30 - $50
Cuisines: Ukrainian
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Dream House
Dream House
$11 - $30 (€10 - €28)
Ranked #1 of 346 Specialty Lodging in Kiev
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Gar'is Hostel
2.0 of 5
Gar'is Hostel
$10 - $38 (€9 - €35)
Ranked #2 of 346 Specialty Lodging in Kiev
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Kiev Central Station Hostel
Kiev Central Station Hostel
$11 - $19 (€10 - €18)
Ranked #3 of 346 Specialty Lodging in Kiev

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Raziotel Kyiv
2.0 of 5
Raziotel Kyiv
$17 - $37
Ranked #22 of 115 Hotels in Kiev
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Bratislava Hotel
3.0 of 5
Bratislava Hotel
$22 - $50
Ranked #26 of 115 Hotels in Kiev
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Ambassador Plaza
4.0 of 5
Ambassador Plaza
$18 - $42
Ranked #28 of 115 Hotels in Kiev
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

11 Mirrors Design Hotel
5.0 of 5
11 Mirrors Design Hotel
$174 - $354 (€162 - €329)
Ranked #1 of 115 Hotels in Kiev
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Senator Apartments Maidan
4.0 of 5
Senator Apartments Maidan
$61 - $191 (€57 - €178)
Ranked #2 of 115 Hotels in Kiev
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Hyatt Regency Kiev
5.0 of 5
Hyatt Regency Kiev
$265 - $414 (€247 - €385)
Ranked #3 of 115 Hotels in Kiev
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