Kiev (Kyiv) Airport Transfer

Kiev (Kyiv) is the capital of Ukraine located in the non-central part of the country. It is located on the port of Dnipro. It is an ancient city that was the center of Kievan Rus, which was the first eastern Slavic state. It was famously known as "Mother of Rus Cities". The city underwent severe damage in World War II. It gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 and then gained prosperity economically and culturally.

Kiev (Kyiv) is one of the most beautiful and oldest cities in Eastern Europe that dates back to 1500 years. It played an important role in the development of Eastern Slavic Cities. The name of the city derives from the name of Kiy that was one of the four brothers who laid the foundation of the city. They founded the city in the 5th century.

The city is on the shore of Dnipro River that is around 591 miles from the Black Sea. It is surrounded by famous Batyyeva Hill, and it is on its steep end that makes it 330 feet above the mean river level. The wooden forest, churches, bell towers in the midst of high rising buildings make the city an attractive tourist destination. The city has been growing tremendously since World War II.

The city is divided into quarters; the ancient upper town and the modern quarters. The ancient part has its old street patterns with most of the well retained historical museums, monuments, and buildings. The most famous one of these buildings is the cathedral of St. Sophia, which is now a museum. It was built in the 11th century and is still standing tall despite Baroque modifications in the 18th century. The cathedral is one of the finest Byzantine-Russian architecture with a nave, aisles and five domes. The interior is decorated with frescoes and mosaics. It also contains the tomb of the famous grand prince of Kiev Yaroslav I. It is designated as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Near to the St.Sophia Cathedral is another famous church St. Andrew that was built in the 18th century. It sits on the bottom of a steep slope making it one of the amazing landmarks. Other famous historical relics include the Golden Gate dating back to the 11th century, Church of the Tithes and many more. One of the famous streets known as Khreshchatyk that has terraced gardens with modern offices and apartment buildings. All this makes it a colorful aspect and attractive tourist destination for the inhabitant and the tourists. Maidan Nezalezhnosti also called as Independence Square is a noteworthy place famous for public speeches.

Kiev is one of the oldest and richest cultural centers in Eastern Europe. It has several theatres famous for playing Taras Shevchenko National Opera. It also has many open-air theatres, studios, cinemas, and museums. Regular concerts are held at National Music Academy and the National Palace of Arts. A few of the most famous museums are in the National Historical Museum and the National Art Museum of Ukraine. As an economic hub of Ukraine, Kiev also serves as a leading and commercial center of the country. It has industries like; machine tools, food processing, chemicals, textiles and many more. Being a capital city, it also has many head offices of international companies, banks, and many enterprises.

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