Showing posts with label Ukraine. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ukraine. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Top 10 Things to Do in Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev, Ukraine
Kiev is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, the largest country on the European continent. This country has relaxed immigration law means the visitors from the European Union, the United States and Canada no longer need a visa to enter Ukraine.

Kiev has a very good sense of selecting tourist attractions. These attractions occupy most of the visitors for a week or more. Most of these attractions are in the city centre and very but the most popular and famous attraction here is the Pechersk Lavra i.e. the Caves Monastery. Kiev is a green city as it is filled with beautiful parks and gardens. One can also visit the open air museum that is situated on the outskirts of Kiev. This is the only one attraction that can’t be reached by foot or by metro. Few are away by a short metro ride. The city is actually known for its magnificent churches and cathedrals.

The nightlife here is just simply legendary. As Kiev is the capital of Ukraine, it is the centre of almost everything. The finest scenes for nightlife and night partying is found in this country. If one is tired by partying they can get a massage after partying.

A visit to Kiev would not be completer without a shot of horilka pertsivka (vodka) infused with spicy chills. The drink is readily available with most bars and restaurants in the city.

The third busiest Mc Donald in the world is said to be the branch at Kiev main train station. The best place in town to have the Ukrainian street food is at Kiev perepichka. It is the same as a hotdog except its deep fried in a magically delicious batter.

The exciting guided bike tour will allow you to relax and explore fascinating Kiev attractions. While cycling from the centre of the city to green zone on the Trukhaniv Island, you will be able to admire picturesque views of Kiev, see the panorama of the Dnieper River from the pedestrian Bridge and enjoy a comfortable and positive ride with a friendly local guide.

Hydro Park is an island of entertainment in the middle of the Dnieper River with some nice sandy beaches and some not so nice, murky river water, where swimming won’t be enjoyed. But there are also other beach activities to keep you entertained.

Drink beer at the trolleybus ticket museum: the only museum of trolleybus ticket is settled in the heart of Kiev. It is always crowded with customers as they know the rule. One who brings a unique ticket will get a beet for free. Planning a trip to Kiev do not forget to get a trolleybus tickets and bring it with you. There is also a pub inside, where visitors can watch sports and enjoy their food. The atmosphere is bizarre.

Plunge into the ice-hole: A tradition to plunge into the ice-hole was spread in the year 988 with the Christianisation of Kiev van Rus. A lot of Ukrainians follow it as they believe in three things. The body heals, the sins leave and the spirit becomes stronger. The crazy ones prefer to do it for fun in order to test their will power.

Come to Kiev and see the difference.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Exciting Excursions in Ukraine

Ukraine

Take an Advantage of the Tour around Ukrainian Sightseen!


Ukraine, the second largest country in Europe, is well-known for the most beautiful women, the tastiest borscht and cherry dumplings. Many poets and artists were charmed by the scenic beauty of the banks of the river Dnipro and pastoral scenes of Ukrainian villages. Hundreds of thousands of tourists travel to Ukraine every yearto walk through cobblestone paved roads of Lviv and ancient cities of Western Ukraine, feast the eye on architectural wonders of Odessa and touch the stones of ancient churches in Kyiv, also known as the Mother of all Russian cities.

Each and every city of Ukraine has its own story and personality. With help of various excursions in Ukraine, you will get a possibility to investigate myths, mysteries and secrets of any city you like from different angles and again and again find something new and interesting. No matter during what season you are visiting Ukraine, there is always something to watch and do:
  • Sightseeing tours. If you want to get an eyeful of the famous monuments, places and building, select this kind of tours to travel through the streets of ancient cities and get a full immersion to the enchanting atmosphere of old places filled with histories.
  • Bus tours are great at any weather and through the window you will see the famous historical buildings and monuments accompanied by the guide’s story about every sight.
  • Do not stick to the cities! Take a look around and explore the regions with help of cycling tours in Ukraine.
  • Consider yourself a gourmet? Take an advantage of gastronomic tours around big cities of Ukraine. For example, Lviv is famous for its coffee, chocolate and pastries, Poltava is a center of traditional Ukrainian cuisine and it seems that it is impossible to find a person who has never heard of the Chicken Kiev.

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Ukraine is a place of unique sights and one of them is Chernobyl – the place where the time has stopped forever. You can travel to Chernobyl and the it will send shivers down the spine with the sight of the town abandoned long ago.

Using assistance of professional help with travelling around Ukraine: entrust to professionals all arrangements of visa support, hotel accommodations, guide service and any other additional help you may need during the trip.

There are so many ways to visit the most thought after touring spots that the only thing you have to do is to select the most convenient to you. There is no need to worry about security while you are here. Ukrainian streets and spreads are peaceful and quiet, and all possible means and precautions are made to rest assured that this condition will remain the same.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Lviv – UNESCO World Heritage Site


Lviv – Cathedral of Saint George
Lviv is a city in western Ukraine which was once a major population centre of the Halych-Volyn Principality, the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland, the Habsburg Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria and later on the capital of Lwow Voivodeship at the time of the Second Polish Republic. Lviv is the biggest city of the region as well as the historic city centre on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Formerly being the capital of the historical region of Galicia, Lviv is now considered as one of the main cultural centres of present time Ukraine. The historical centre of Lviv, along with its ancient buildings, together with cobblestone streets has survived the Soviet and Nazi occupation during World War II which remained unscathed.

The city has various industries together with institutions of higher education like the Lviv University and Lviv Polytechnic and is also a home to several world class cultural institutions which include philharmonic orchestra and the famous Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet. In September 2006, Lviv celebrated its 750th anniversary with a son et lumiere in the city centre.

Central European Flair in Architecture

Lviv is situated on the edge of the Roztochia Upland around 70 km from the Polish border and 160 km from the eastern Carpathian Mountains with an average altitude of 296 metres above sea level. The city has a multicultural history which was founded by Kind Daniel of Galicia in 1256 which fell under the Polish control towards the 14th century where Jews, Poles, Ukrainians, Germans and others lived together for centuries.

Lviv which is located in the Ukrainian region of Ukraine as a Soviet province has most of its signs only in Ukraine with only a few in Russian. Due to its Polish and Austro-Hungarian history, this city has Central European flair in its architecture which makes it one of the most amazing cities in Eastern Europe.

 The people here are very proud of their history as linguistically, culturally as well as ethnically, Ukrainian city has a population of over half a million from World War II before which the majority were Polish, leaving its impact of Polish history.

Lviv – Traditional Celebration of Holidays with Themed Festivals

Vysokyi Zamok – High Castle is its highest point above sea level where the castle has an amazing view of the historic city centre together with its distinctive green domed churches accompanied with intricate architecture. The old walled city was at the foothills of the Vysokyi Zamok on the banks of the river Poltva. In the 13th century the river was utilised to transport the goods.

The city of Lviv is an interesting tourist destination which is very captivating, rich in historic architecture with an indulgent coffee house culture. It is a city with impressive temples with ancient squares, cosy narrow streets, museums and galleries which house artistic masterpieces of various historical events. The traditional celebration of the holidays came from Lviv with the new format of several themed festivals.

The city has a majority of new art as well as modern culture trends in the country together with the ideas of several interesting entertainment. Lviv is full of activity all year round and tourist visiting this city during spring, summer; autumn or winter will have a memorable stay at this amazing historical destination.