Things to Do in Ukraine

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The market is set on a downward-spiraling street of the same name, which since ancient times has formed a direct route between Kiev's aristocratic upper... Read More

Have a drink on the frist floor of Arena City, which brews its own beer.Upstairs, the club's dance floor is packed with Kiev's elite party-goers. The... Read More

For a stiff drink, your best bet is the Balcony Bar at the new Hyatt Regency, on Tarasova, which looks upon the gold-leafed St. Sophia Cathedral and St.... Read More

To see how locals shop, there is Bessarabsky Market, in the city's center. Here, women in head scarves sell fruit, vegetables, caviar, fish, meat,... Read More

Several operators, including Solo East Travel offer guided tours of the site. Read More

For Ukrainian art, visit the Kollekstia Museum, on Pankivskaya. Read More

The city’s main square has served as a place for political rallies and protests, including the deadly Euromaidan demonstrations in 2013 and 2014. Read More

Maidan Nezalezhnosti, or Independence Square, is the heart of the city, a great open space of granite government buildings and mercantile centers, with... Read More

In Kiev's center, on Khreshchatik, the Marki bazaar carries high-end Russian and Ukrainian fashion designers such as Alena Akhmadulina, NB Poustovit,... Read More

The house of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, on the outskirts of Kiev, has been a museum since 2014, after it was returned to public... Read More

Being within the czarist Pale of Settlement, the cosmopolitan port attracted Jews from all over the empire, fomenting Jewish commerce and intellectual... Read More

Along a hilltop overlooking the Dnieper River in Kiev stands the Mother Homeland, a titanium statue of massive proportions. With her right hand she... Read More

Inside the powder-blue 19th-century palace, sumptuous rooms host displays on Odessa’s cultural eras and the writers who were either born or wrote... Read More

In Kiev's center, on Khreshchatik, the Passage complex carries high-end Russian and Ukrainian fashion designers such as Alena Akhmadulina, NB Poustovit,... Read More

The monastery began in a cave in 1051, with monks living in a series of underground compartments. Over the centuries, it expanded across many acres with... Read More

Viktor Pinchuk, a steel billionaire and Ukraine's second-richest citizen, recently opened the Pinchuk Art Centre, on Krasnoarmeyskaya, a contemporary... Read More

The bar, located on Parkovka, resembles a Grecian-style theater. Read More

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For Ukrainian art, visit the RA Gallery, on Bogdana Khmelnytskogo. Read More

The 11th-century marvel was built during the reign of the Great Prince of Kiev and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Read More

Standards such as Swan Lake and La Bohème are performed with regularity at the Taras Shevchenko Ukrainian National Opera House, a grand structure... Read More

The bar, on European Square, is a loud, carnivorous club. Read More

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