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Friday, July 5, 2013

KIEV - 7 SIGHTS OF - UKRAINE - VISITING THE BEAUTIFUL UKRAINIAN CAPITAL WITH TETIANA KLIMONOVA, BLOGGER OF WWW.TRIPKIEV.COM

Wondeful panorama of Kiev old town and the Andriyivskyy Descent,
 often advertised by tour guides and operators as the "Montmartre of Kiev"


Why to visit Kiev?

Kiev is a city of long historic traditions and great beauty.

Kiev is the capital of Ukraine and it is most famous for its wonderful historical architecture complexes of St. Sophia Cathedral and the Monastery of the Caves.


What to see in Kiev?

As said the most famous monuments in Kiev are St. Sophia Cathedral and the Monastery of the Cave, which are part of UNESCO's World Heritage.

Another very famous corner of Kieve is the Mariyinsky Palace,  the official residence of the President of Ukraine in Kiev. It is a beautiful Baroque palace situated along the Dnieper River.

Many Orthodox churches such as St. Michael's Cathedral, St. Andrew's, St. Vladimir's are certainly worth a visit.

And finally the reconstructed Golden Gate and many more interesting sites.

But Kiev is much more.

Exploring the Ukrainian Capital with Tetiana Klimonova on her great website Tripkiev.com you can discover also the green and modern side of the city. Beautiful parks and creative spaces complete the attractions list and make of Kiev a unique mix of history and modernity.


Why these photos?

We asked Tetiana Klimonova, blogger on her great website Tripkiev.com,  to describe Kiev in only 7 sights and she gave us a great panorama of the city's highlights, spacing from the romantic Andriyivskyy Descent to the newly refurbished Olympic Stadium, where The Euro 2012 Football Championship Final was played, passing through the XVIII Century huge military complex and the monumental symbols of the Soviet Union.

You can read more about at Tetiana's site, where you can find great ideas for planning your visit to Kiev and many out-of-the-beaten track interesting detours.

Thank you Tetiana for introducing us to this lovely city! We will follow you on www.tripkiev.com and on Twitter @Tetyan0chka !

Rodina Mat - The impressive monument to Mother Motherland Ukraine, its height is 102 meters
(The photos published on this post are of Tetiana Klimonova, editor of www.tripkiev.com and they are published with her consent)



The XVIII Century Military Hospital - A huge fortress in the heart of Kiev
Mihailovsky Sobor - The wonderful architectural complex of St Michael golden-domed Monastery

The Olympic National Sports Complex (also known as Olympic Stadium).
Following extensive renovation works, it hosted the final of Euro 2012.
Kiev es una ciudad de larga tradición histórica y de gran belleza. Kiev es famosa por sus maravillosos complejos de arquitectura histórica de la Catedral de Santa Sofía y el Monasterio de las Cuevas, que forman parte del Patrimonio Mundial de la UNESCO, el Palacio Mariyinsky, muchas iglesias ortodoxas, como la catedral de San Miguel, San Andrés, San Vladimir, el Golden Gate reconstruido y muchos sitios más interesantes.

Pero Kiev es mucho más. Explorando la capital ucraniana con Tetiana Klimonova en su gran sitio web Tripkiev.com se puede descubrir también el lado verde y moderno de la ciudad. Hermosos parques y espacios creativos completan la lista de atracciones de Kiev y crean una combinación única de historia y modernidad.

Pedimos Tetiana de describir Kiev en sólo 7 lugares de interés y ella nos dio un gran panorama de los puntos mas importantes de la ciudad:  la Bajada Andriyivskyy el Estadio Olímpicorecientemente renovado, en la final de la Euro 2012 se jugó, pasando por el enorme complejo militar del siglo XVIII y los símbolos monumentales de la Unión Soviética.

Usted puede leer más acerca de en el sitio de Tetiana, donde se puede encontrar grandes ideas para preparar su visita a Kiev y muchos fuera de lo común vía desvíos interesantes.

Gracias Tetiana por presentarnos a esta hermosa ciudad! Vamos a seguir usted en www.tripkiev.com!

Sofievska Square and the wonderful Saint Sophia Cathedral



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