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Kiev region

Arch of Ukrainian-Russian friendship near European squareKiev region is located in the northern part of Ukraine in the middle stream of the River Dnieper and its tributaries, uniformly on the right and left banks of the Dnieper, in the north it borders with the Gomel region of Belarus. By its configuration the region reminds polygon, which is stretched from north to south. The territory of the region is 28.4 thousand square km or 4.7% of Ukraine. On its territory is situated the capital of Ukraine - Kiev.

Mother Motherland in KievKiev Region was established on Feb. 27, 1932.

The administrative-territorial division of the region - 25 administrative districts, 25 cities, including 11 - of regional submission, 30 towns, 1218 villages. The largest cities are Belaya Tserkov, Boryspil, Brovary, Fastiv, Vasilkov, Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky.

Sights of Kiev region

Among the attractions of the Kiev region there are more than 6 000 monuments of cultural heritage, 8 cities of Ukrainian historical significance that are of interest both for Ukrainian and foreign tourists.

 

The main attractions of the Kiev region are the national historical and Kievo-Pecherskaya Lavra. Architectural complex is  added to the UNESCO Listethnographic reserve "Pereslavl", State Historical and Cultural Reserve in Vyshgorod, Dendrology Park "Alexandria" in Belaya Tserkov, the remains of fortifications X-XIII centuries, the natural boundary "Palievaya Mountain", ancient settlement of XII -XIII century, Cathedral of St. Vasiliy and Feodosiy 1756-1758 years, Saviour Church of XI century, the Museum of Applied Arts of Kiev region and many others. 

  1. Green Tourism in Kiev region

    Green Tourism in Kiev region

    In Kiev region one can point out several territories especially good for Green Tourism, for example the village Balyko-Shyutchinka in Kagarlyk district on the marvelous bank of Dnieper where one can have an interesting and cognitive rest. There is

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  2. Pirogovo open-air museum

    Pirogovo open-air museum

    There are about 600 of ethnographic open-air museums in the world. The most famous museums in Ukraine are in Uzhgorod, Lviv, Chernovtsy, Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky, Galich. However, the most famous ethnographic open-air museum is located in Pirogovo. "Pirogo

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  3. Open Air Museum in Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky

    Open Air Museum in Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky

    Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky - a city-museum is situated on the bank of the river Trubizh to the south from Kiev. There are about 30 museums. The most famous is the Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life in Central Naddnipryanschina, better known as an

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  4. Fishing and hunting near Kiev

    Fishing and hunting near Kiev

    Some people see hunting and fishing as a unique chance for a modern human to travel back to the ancient times when these crafts were not a sort of entertainment but a way for survival. Precise shots and wiggling of the bobber bring not only the desired

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  5. Rest by the water near Kiev

    Rest by the water near Kiev

    The citizens of Kiev and Kiev suburbs often have the problem of finding a suitable place to have rest. They don’t want to spend hours on the road to get there. Some people know exactly what they want to do for their rest, but don’t know how

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  6. Rest at cottages near Kiev

    Rest at cottages near Kiev

    While planning the holiday outside the city near Kiev by yourself, first thing you need to settle is a place where you’re going to stay. You should be especially careful if you’re planning to visit a certain place for the first time.

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  7. Rest near Kiev with kids

    Rest near Kiev with kids

    A family vacation should bring both parents and their kids maximum pleasure. After spending years in a crowded metropolis in the dusty streets on the melted asphalt it’s essential to have a proper rest to refresh the body and soul and prepare for a

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  8. Where to have rest near Kiev

    Where to have rest near Kiev

    As soon as the temperature rises, Kiev citizens start planning their first weekends out of the big and noisy city. They are looking for places close to Kiev. If you try searching for “Kiev rest out of town” or “Kiev country rest”

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