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

  • English English
  • 4 hours
  • Hotel pick up

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 being picked up from your hotel, you'll 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.

After leaving the Cathedral, you'll continue your tour of Kiev, passing through the Golden Gate, the medieval entrance to the city, and contemplating several other important Christian churches, such as Saint Volodymyr's Cathedral and Saint Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery.

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 constructions such as the Art Nouveau-style House with Chimaeras, the Parliament building and the National Opera.

Arriving at Pechersk hillside you'll see the gilded domes of the Cave Monastery, one of Kiev's most emblematic buildings. A stroll along the Dnieper River will bring you to the Maidan, or the Independence Square, and the lively Khreshchatyk Street in the city's most vibrant area. 

The tour finishes in the centre of Kiev.

Hotel pick up

This guided tour of Kiev includes pick up from most city centre hotels. Your guide will contact you to confirm start time.

Price

Adults Children under 12 years old
English guided tour
US$ 25.20
US$ 12.90

English guided tour

  • Adults

    US$ 25.2
  • Children under 12 years old

    US$ 12.9

More Information

Duration

4 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Pick up from hotel.

English speaking guide.

Not included

Entrance to monuments (approx. 100 UAH).

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$ 25.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

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.

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