Kiev is one of the beautiful city in the slavic countries. Every year millions of tourists come from around the world to admire the golden domes of Kiev. But a trip in Kiev might be also very confusing.This guide will make it easier to uncover Kiev, offering lots of practical advice that will help you discover and enjoy the city in all its glory.
Plan your trip to Kiev
Because Kiev gives to many people a lot of happiness come in Kiev is April, May, August, September. During those month in Kiev very nice weather and you will not feel cold.
Traveling too late or too early in the year can also be risky because the opening hours for many attractions are shorter, and some are closed completely.
If you plan to stay for one week, you may be able to visit the main Kiev attractions.
If you try to cram the entire city into a two-day span and do nothing but run from place to place furiously snapping pictures, you’ll only be cheating yourself. After all, Kiev wasn’t built in a day and it can’t be seen in one, either.
The best way to see Kiev, is to ask for a tour guide in Kiev who will show you around, and will not let you lost in the city.
Arriving in Kiev
Airport Borispol is 20 km’s outside of the city.
You can come by bus which cost about 20-30 UAH per person and arrive to the central train station and from the move by metro to your hotel in Kiev. You can take a taxi in the airport ,most of the drivers there speaking English, but you will pay a tripple price as in ever city in the world.
If you’re carrying a lot of luggage or just want to make things easier on yourself, take a cab or have your hotel arrange to have a hired car, pick you up, Or you can ask from us a transfer from Airport, and our driver will meet you there and deliver you to the hotel or Kiev apartment.
Sleeping in Kiev
To plunge fully into the essence of Kiev , I highly recommend staying in a Apartments where you can simply walk out your door and into the heart of the city. Of course you don’t have to pay for amount of people, and even if you will be in group, the same you don’t have to pay for the group but for apartment itself. All Kiev apartments are fully furnished and equipped, so you can also make a party for you and your friends.Near to the apartment you can find many shops to buy all necessary food, or restaurants.Of course, the closer to the attractions you are the more you’ll pay, but trust me, it’s worth it. Before to make reservation look at the map of Kiev. On our site you will find only the best offers in Kiev for vacation rentals and all of them located just in the heart of the city. if you like to stay in 5 stars hotels – you can look at list of the best Hotels in Kiev, where you may find contact information of the hotels and make online reservation.
The most vibrant area to stay Independence aquare and Kreschatyk street, near located Pushkinska street, Prorizna, Vladimirska, Basseyna. The streets Kostyolna, Mikhailovska, Mala Zhitomorska, Sofiyvska and Borisa Greencheka – just at Independence square- wich is just city center.
Dining in Kiev
Kiev has long list of restaurants and bars where you can eat at any time of the day. The best offers of restaurants in Kiev . Most of them offer similar menus containing Meat dishes,veal, chicken and a few seafood dishes. The food is typically simple, fresh and delicious, and even the restaurants that seem to be tourist traps will still feed you well. If you have a tough time choosing, your best bet is to simply decide what you want to look at while you’re dining and pick a restaurant based on that. Some useful phrases for dining are: “Izvinite,Mi XOteli bi pouzhinat” means: Excuse me, we’d like to order. or you can ask for the cheque by saying” prinesite chek pozhalusta”and if the food was good and the waiters attentive, then don’t forget to leave a tip, normally 10 % from the total amount.
Nightlife in Kiev
Kiev has many night clubs , discos, bars just in the city center, if you like live music, the best option to look in the area of Kreschatyk or Independence square, in the Passage near the metro Kreschatyk Docker ABC has everynight new bands playing the rock music and always fresh beers. People here goes out around 10- 11 at night, but in some places like Shooters, they let in to male after 12.00 as can be Stag parties in the club.