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Kiev and Saint Sophia's Cathedral Guided Tour
Activities in Kiev

Kiev and Saint Sophia's Cathedral Guided Tour

  • English English
  • 3.5 - 4 hours

Get to know the secrets of Saint Sophia's Cathedral, one of Kiev's most emblematic buildings, and discover the city's most important monuments on this English language guided tour.

Kiev Guided Tour

After meeting at Saint Volodymyr's Cathedral in the heart of Kiev, you'll first enter this beautiful place of worship, before commencing your guided tour of the historic centre.

After leaving the Cathedral, you'll pass through the Golden Gate, the medieval entrance to the city, and head to Saint Sophia Cathedral. This architectural masterpiece, a combination of Byzantine and Ukrainian Baroque styles, is one of the most recognisable symbols of Kiev.

Inside the Cathedral, you'll discover its frescos and admire the detailed Virgin Orans mosaic. This six-metre tall image is one of Ukraine's most venerated icons.

The tour will then take you through the streets of Podil, the oldest neighbourhood in Kiev. Walking alongside its medieval buildings, you'll arrive in one of the Ukrainian capital's most modern areas, where you'll be able to admire the golden domes of the St. Michael's Monastery, one of the most distinctive buildings in the city, and St. Andrew's Church. Then we'll explore the banks of the Dnieper River, heading to European Square, and the lively Khreschatyk Street - the most vibrant part of the city.

The tour will come to an end in the centre of Kiev.

Public transport

We recommend bringing cash on the day of the tour to purchase tickets for public transport and entry to any monuments, both for you and your guide.

Price

Adults Children between 6 and 11 years old Children under 6 years old
English guided tour
US$ 31.10
US$ 12.80
Free

English guided tour

  • Adults

    US$ 31.1
  • Children between 6 and 11 years old

    US$ 12.8
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

3.5 - 4 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Not included

Entrance to monuments (approx. 100 UAH).

Public transport tickets.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Kiev local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 31.10
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Meeting point

In front of Saint Volodymyr's Cathedral.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.