Climb to the Ukrainian version of Leaning Tower of Pisa and you will see the panorama of forever young and beautiful Kiev.
Tower, slightly tilted to the side, which makes it similar to the Leaning Tower, is located near the entrance to the monastery, near the Holy Gates. You can climb on the third tier of the tower, you need just overcome more than 300 stairs. At the top is an observation deck with spectacular views of the capital city of Ukraine.
Where to do?
Kiev Pechersk Lavra
One of the largest monastery in the world, and the very first in Kievan Rus. There is territory for tourists here, and the territory for monks on the other side of the monastery.11
Location: Lavrska street, 15
Open hours: from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
entrance to the upper area of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra costs 15 hryvnias, entrance to the tower costs 35 hryvnias.
More things to do in Kiev
Find a hedgehog
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.FREE11
Try Chicken Kiev
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. 255
Watch the dancing fountains
In summer a colorful music show is held in Kiev. Go straight to Maidan Nezalezhnosti to see it with your own eyes.FREE4
See the joust
Go back in time and see how in the old days brave knights fought for their honor, dignity and women's hearts. 1504Kievan Rus Park
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. 37
Ride on the funicular
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. 310Funicular
Taste hot dumplings
Dumplings with meat, with potatoes, with cherries, with poppy seeds, with cottage cheese, with cabbage, with mushrooms, with everything - try them all! 256
Know more things to do?
Share your ideas of what to do in Kiev with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!