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Articles about Kiev

Insider's view for Kiev sights, Ukrainian traditions, events and tips.

New year in Kiev

What salad is more than just a salad for each Ukrainian?

3rd of November 2014

What New Year traditions and symbols are dear to every Ukrainian heart? Why New Year celebration in Ukraine can not succeed without olivier salad, Did Moroz and tangerines.

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Eternal Love sculpture in Kiev

27th of December 2014

Read about immortal love story of ukrainian woman and italian soldier during WW2. Beautiful and touching sculpture is dedicated to Eternal Love n Kiev's Maryynskyi park..

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dacha in ukraine

Dacha tradition in Ukraine

17th of February 2015

Small countryside homes outside the city - favorite places for ukrainians to spend their holidays or weekends. Now it is a kind of tradition to rest on dachas, planting vegetables or fishing

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Favorite holidays in Ukraine

12th of March 2015

Article about he most popular public and family celebrations in Ukraine: New Year, Christmas, Epiphany, Women's Day, Easter and others - brief description with insider's guide.

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andriivsky descent in Kiev

Andriivskyi uzviz in Kiev

29th of August 2015

Take a stroll down Andriyivsky descent in the amazing city of Kiev. This street belongs to artists, painters and sculptors. And serves as the biggest souvenir and gift store for tourists in Kiev.

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Funicular  in Kyiv

Funicular in Kyiv

1st of October 2015

During more than one hundred years of existence this popular public transport has definitely become the landmark of Kiev and "must see" place for tourists. All about cliff railway in Kiev

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Pyrohovo Museum of Folk Architecture

Pyrohovo Museum of Folk Architecture

3rd of December 2015

Beautiful and interesting open air museum in Kiev: historic folk architecture of differents parts of Ukraine that allows you to go several centuries back and explore the amazing culture of Ukraine along with nice strolling and entertainment.

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Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev

Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev

19th of January 2016

Outstanding ancient architectural monument and the oldest church of Kiev, built about 1000 years ago, inscribed to the World Heritage List. One of must-see places in Kiev.

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St. Michael's monastery in Kiev

St. Michael's monastery in Kiev

23th of February 2016

St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery- one of ancient pearls of Kiev, with gloomy history, totally demolished in 1930th but rebuilt in recent time. One of the most beautiful churches of Kiev.

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Ukrainian cuisine

Ukrainian cuisine

21th of March 2016

Ukrainian food and dishes are extremely tasty and sometimes unusual for foreigners. Hard to believe that 40-50 years ago chicken kiev and borscht were available only in Ukraine.

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Autumn in Kiev

Autumn in Kiev

10th of June 2016

Kiev parks and squares in autumn: see what a beautiful and charming city is on november. Photo gallery and brief guide through Kiev parks.

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Chernobyl and Prypiat: grim attractions of Ukraine

Chernobyl and Prypiat: grim attractions of Ukraine

15th of August 2016

Curiously, but a number of people throughout the world might never heard about Kiev, but usually know something about Chernobyl burst.

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Common delusions about Ukraine

Common delusions about Ukraine

19th of November 2016

Here are several tips about Ukraine's life and traditions which foreign tourists do not even suspect. Read the article and get closer view to Ukraine.

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