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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Most popular questions about Kyiv

Being a private guide in Kyiv does not mean just to spend a couple of hours on a walking tour. It’s a serious management job. One of the guide’s tasks is politely answering guest’s questions.

Not to turn myself into Info-point or Ms. Google, I decided to gather the most popular questions about Kyiv at one place. Something I can send to my guests even before they think about asking a question.

So here you go – from “is Kyiv safe” to “can I marry 2 girls in Kyiv”. Ain’t no joke. 

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Where to stay in Kyiv: most awesome districts

So, you have read 10 reasons why you should never visit this city, but decided to protest against it and bought your tickets to Kyiv? Congratulations: now you only need to find accommodation. Here are the best areas to stay in Kyiv.

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8 awesome summer events in Kyiv

“Summer nights, mid July, when you and I were forever wild…” Half of the summer is gone. Now time to think what to do with the rest of it, to remember your summer in Kyiv with Lana Del Ray lyrics.

Here are some awesome summer events in Kyiv. Make sure to add to your list.

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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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Champions League Final 2018 in Kyiv: a guide on how to be awesome

Are you that lucky person who got a ticket to Champions League Final 2018 and ready to kick off your trip to Kyiv? Here is a survival guide how to enjoy this big sport event and how to be awesome in Kyiv.

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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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