Alternative Kyiv & Traditional Kyiv: awesome harmony

 – When you go on TripAdvisor, the first 10 things to see in Kyiv, are churches, – once I’ve heard from a guest on my tour. Indeed, it’s around 900 churches for 839 km², but alternative Kyiv is sometimes just behind the golden domes.

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Top Viewpoints in Kyiv

Kyiv is a city on the hills, which means that finding a viewing platform in Kyiv with fascinating views is a piece of cake. I’ll save you from running between the hills by giving you this list of the best viewpoints in Kyiv.

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It’s impossible not to love you

The idea of Awesome Kyiv started from this project. 2 years ago, when graduating from University, I was working on my diploma project for TV Journalism Department.

May 2016 was a time when I fully fall in love with my city. I did my first walking tour only to have heroes for my film. I did not know my small project would turn into big passion.

Now, turning back to that time, I always remember it with gratitude. The story of a big love between a human being and a city.

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Hidden Backyards in Kyiv: beautiful ruination

Is it really made of gold? – the guests of my walking tours are asking me when  looking at the golden domes of monastaries and cathedrals. “But why is this beautiful building in such a poor situation?” – the other most asked question. I am asking myself the same question: why?

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