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What to do in Kiev —
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26 things to do in Kiev

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#1Find a hedgehog in KievFind a hedgehogFAGOT

Attention! Dangerous! The hedgehog season in Kiev just began. Small prickly creatures go out hunting and walk around the city. Do not become their prey.

FREE
#2Climb to the Mother Motherland in KievClimb to the Mother Motherlandoddviser

Rise to the top of the monumental figure, where you can see the streets of Kiev and take cool selfie on the top of the Mother Motherland.

UAH 50Mother Motherland
#3Ride on the funicular in KievRide on the funicularKateryna Plakhotna

Just three minutes trip by cable car - and you have memories of this unique and exciting form of transport for the rest of your life.

UAH 3Funicular
#4Try Ukrainian borscht in KievTry Ukrainian borschtoddviser

About this dish knows everyone who visits Ukraine. The famous soup has become a symbol of this country, and you should definitely try it.

UAH 50
#5Climb to the Great Lavra Bell Tower in KievClimb to the Great Lavra Bell Towermila

Climb to the Ukrainian version of Leaning Tower of Pisa and you will see the panorama of forever young and beautiful Kiev.

UAH 35Kiev Pechersk Lavra
#6Try kvass in KievTry kvassНиколай Щепетов

All Ukrainians love this drink, it can save you on hot days. It is kept in barrels and you can find it everywhere in the city in summer.

UAH 3
#7Walk through the Andrew's Descent in KievWalk through the Andrew's DescentЧечель Алексей

Walk along the main street of Kiev, where there are many museums and souvenir shops.

FREEAndrew's Descent
#8Try horilka in KievTry horilkaJoan Naples

Horilka is a strong national Ukrainian beverage, which is an integral part of any solemn event. Taste it with salo!

UAH 15
#9Visit the deepest subway station in the world in KievVisit the deepest subway station in the worldMelissa Clark

The deepest metro station in the world is located in Kiev.

UAH 3Arsenalna metro station
#10Buy vyshyvanka in KievBuy vyshyvankaNelicesa

Vyshyvanka is a modern trend that appeared on the expanses of Ukraine and gained popularity all over the world.

UAH 500Andrew's Descent
#11Hang the lock on the bridge of lovers in KievHang the lock on the bridge of loversNelicesa

Lock your love by hanging the lock on the bridge of lovers.

FREEPark Bridge or Bridge of Lovers
#12Dive in the ice-hole on Baptism in KievDive in the ice-hole on BaptismAbarrane

Dive three times into the water with the words "In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit" - you are healed from all ills.

FREE
#13Ride along the Dnieper on the river tram in KievRide along the Dnieper on the river tramHarper Fuller

Have a boat trip along the Dnieper river, see the natural beauty of Kiev and feel a light breeze.

UAH 100River Port
#14Taste hot dumplings in KievTaste hot dumplingsLev Сhechetkin

Dumplings with meat, with potatoes, with cherries, with poppy seeds, with cottage cheese, with cabbage, with mushrooms, with everything - try them all!

UAH 25
#15Climb the Podilsko-Voskresensky Bridge in KievClimb the Podilsko-Voskresensky BridgeYum Bum

Almost in the center of the capital a huge abandoned bridge is located. Climb it and look at Kiev from here.

FREEPodilsko-Voskresensky Bridge
#16Climb Lysa Gora in KievClimb Lysa GoraAnna Grishina

Lysa Gora (Bald mountain) was a place of pagan worship. Under Peter the Great, fortification and an underground city were built here.

FREELysa Hora
#17Have a picnic in the botanical garden in KievHave a picnic in the botanical gardenNika

Take a bottle of wine, some fruits and sweets and have a picnic right in the lilac garden.

UAH 40Botanical Garden
#18Try Chicken Kiev in KievTry Chicken KievBeautiful

The dish appeared in the restaurant "Kiev" in the 19th century and became popular due to its taste and the fact that it is insanely convenient to eat.

UAH 25
#19Try «Kiev Perepichka » in KievTry «Kiev Perepichka »Anna Tet

Try the very first Ukrainian fast food and probably the cheapest one, which is prepared following the constant recipe for 35 years.

UAH 12Kiev perepichka
#20See Ukraine in miniature in KievSee Ukraine in miniatureYum Bum

Do you think it's impossible to see the whole Ukraine in one hour? Easily! Just visit the museum "Ukraine in Miniature".

UAH 25Hydropark
#21Watch the dancing fountains in KievWatch the dancing fountainsRian Clark

In summer a colorful music show is held in Kiev. Go straight to Maidan Nezalezhnosti to see it with your own eyes.

FREE
#22Go on a boat in Holosiivskyi park in KievGo on a boat in Holosiivskyi parkTouchstone

Get into the boat, take the oars and go to contemplate the beauty of the Holosiivskyi forest. And don`t forget to take many pictures.

UAH 40
#23Fly on a hot air balloon in KievFly on a hot air balloonNelicesa

What? Haven't you seen Kiev from above? Run faster to the statue of Motherland. No. Stop! Appreciate the beauty of the city from a hot air balloon.

UAH 2500
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