Kyiv: Soviet History and Architecture Private Guided Tour
- Pickup available
- Duration: 3 hours
See Kyiv's history through the eyes of a local guide and immerse yourself in the history of the Ukranian capital. Visit relics of the country's Soviet past not often seen by tourists and learn how the city has been transformed since World War II. Your expert guide will pick you up at your accommodation and lead you to Khreshchatyk Street, a perfect introduction to the Soviet legacy in Kyiv's architecture. Almost completely destroyed during World War II and rebuilt in the early 1950s, this street follows the Stalin Empire style with some elements of Ukrainian Baroque. Stroll past highlights such as City Hall, Kyiv Passage, the Ukrainian House (former Lenin Museum), Hotel Ukraine, and more, and learn their historical significance to the city. Enter the government district and see the imposing building of the Cabinet of Ministers. Decorated with stucco work, columns, and pilasters, it i...
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