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Romantic weekend in Kiev

27 Mar 2010  Weekend with my boyfriend in Kiev
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Take you boyfriend/girlfriend and go to Kiev.
The first day - sightseeing tour and romantic boat trip down the Dnipro river
The second day - Pirogovo (museum in the open air) and walking around (e.g. Mariinsky park, where there is a bridge of lovers)

  • Category: Perfect weekend
  • Traveler type: Sightseeing, Active/Outdoors
  • Appeals to: Business travellers , Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Families with small children, Large groups, Students, Budget travellers , Tourists
  • Seasons: Spring, Summer
  • 1. Pirogovo (open air museum)

    You can see here old houses, mills, churches from the different parts of Ukraine

  • 2. Mariinsky Palace

    Mariyinsky Palace in Kiev is a picturesque Baroque palace on the hilly bank of the Dnieper River. The palace is the official ceremonial residence of the President of Ukraine and adjoins the neo-classical building of the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine.

  • 3. Andriyvsky descent

    At the very top of Andriyivsky Descent you will see St. Andrew's Cathedral. From the Cathedral a steep Andriyivsky Descent runs down to Podil. The street has some special spirit. It lined with galleries, antiques stores and artist studios in late 19th-century brick buildings. The street is usually crowded. Especially on weekends.

    From the early morning numerous artists hang their pictures, sculptures, souvenirs on the walls, arrange them on the shelves or just on the lawns. You can watch improvised performances given by actors, musicians, poets or other people posing for artists. Certainly there are a lot of talented people over there.

    Halfway down the street is the house where a Russian novelist and playwright Mikhail Bulgakov grew up. It is now the Mikhail Bulgakov museum. Bulgakov's best known novels are "The Master and Margarita", "The White Guard", "Heart of a Dog"