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Have a picnic in the botanical gardenin Kiev, Ukraine

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Take a bottle of wine, some fruits and sweets and have a picnic right in the lilac garden.
How to have a picnic in the botanical garden in Kiev
Lilac garden - the most cozy part of Kiev botanical garden - is the excellent place to have a picnic.

Botanical Garden, Kiev
Photo: Botanical Garden
Lilac garden, Kiev
Photo: Lilac garden

How to do?

1. Go to the botanical garden. First by metro to Pecherska station, and then by bus №62 or trolleybus №14 to the final stop "Botanical Garden".
2. Buy a ticket and come in.
3. You will see a huge fountain (by the way, a coin is thrown in it to return here, you can do this ritual on your way back).

The fountain in the botanical garden, Kiev
Photo: The fountain in the botanical garden

4. Seven patches lead from the fountain, if you want to get into the lilac garden immediately, then take the third path on the left, but do not hurry and just stroll around the garden any way you want.
5. Go into the greenhouse, climb to the very top of the hill, and only then on the way back go into the garden of lilacs.
6. Get a blanket, wine and snacks.

Where to do?

#8Botanical Garden in KievBotanical Garden

You will find the green glades, fountains, greenhouses and a heady aroma of lilac, hydrangeas and tulips right in the center of Kiev.

Location: Tymirazivska Street, 1.
Open hours: From May to August, works from 08:30 am to 09:00 pm, from September to April - from 08:00 am until dusk. Monday and Tuesday are the days off.
Phone: +38 044 285-26-27
Official website: http://www.nbg.kiev.ua

How much?

Entrance to the garden costs 40 hryvnias for adults and 20 hryvnias for children. Entrance to the greenhouse is paid separately - 10 hryvnias.
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