Kyiv, Ukraine is a city of strong willed citizens that has served as an important industrial, scientific, educational and cultural center of Eastern Europe. Both the capital and the most populous city in Ukraine, the city has an extensive system of public transport and infrastructure, including the Kyiv Metro. Intermixed with exquisite ancient Baroque architecture of bold cathedrals are unwavering examples of modern construction making the cityscape an ever interesting site to explore.

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Kyiv, Ukraine

Iskul Hildenbrand House

Affectionately known as the Pink Castle by locals, the Iskul Hildenbrand House looks like something straight out of a fairy tale.

Kyiv, Ukraine

St. Volodymyr’s Cathedral

This bright yellow cathedral built in the late 1800s has survived four wars and multiple threats to destroy its historic presence.

Kyiv, Ukraine

Roue de Paris

This transportable ferris wheel had a larger predecessor, the Grande Roue de Paris. Its passenger cars were used by displaced families from World War I.

Kyiv, Ukraine

SC Olimpiyskiy

This is the largest sports complex in Eastern Europe, seating north of 100,000 spectators, is home to the Dynamo Kyiv football club.

Kyiv, Ukraine

Kyiv Metro

The Kyiv Metro is the backbone of Ukrainian public transport. First proposed in 1884, it was seventy-five years before its first five rapid-transit stations opened.

Kyiv, Ukraine


Popular in Russia and Ukraine, these minibuses began as a luxury transport service giving tourists the experience of riding in cars reserved for Soviet officials.

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