303. Kiev, Ukraine
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I first visited Kiev many years ago. It was quite a complex city. I remember it taking me a long time to find our hotel. The locals were quite friendly once we asked for directions :-). The city has fantastic architecture and a lot to see as you walk around the city.
Kiev is the capital of Ukraine and sits in the northern part of the country just across from the Belarus border.
How To Get Here
The train station is Kiev Railway. You can book your ticket at Ukraine Train Tickets.
The city is served by two airports.
The main airport is Boryspil International Airport (KBP).
The airlines serving the Boryspil International Airport (KBP) are:
7W, A9, Adria Airways (JP), Aegean Airlines (A3), Air Arabia (G9), Air France (AF), AirBaltic (BT), Austrian Airlines (OS), Azerbaijan Airlines (J2), Belavia Belarusian Airlines (B2), British Airways (BA), Czech Airlines (OK), ELLINAIR S.A. (EL), El Al Airlines (LY), KC, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), LOT Polish (LO), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Qatar Airways (QR), Ryanair (FR), Turkish Airlines (TK), UKM, Ukraine International (PS), W5, Y9
Where To Stay
Kiev has many top hotels to choose from.
==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.
What To Do
Everything is written in Cyrillic here, so its a challenge to navigate. However the locals who speak English are more than happy to help. I remember it took us a while to find our hotel as its name was in Cyrillic :-).
Here are a few things to see when you visit:
- Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
- Saint Sophia Cathedral
- Andriyivski Uzviz
- St. Michael’s Cathedrale
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.
==>> Here is some additional information from Lonely Planet.
Currency: Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)