Kyiv: Private Tour to Pirogovo Open-Air Museum
- Pickup available
- Duration: 3 hours
Meet your local guide at your hotel and set off on a fascinating tour to the Pirogovo Museum. On this tour, you will learn interesting facts about the life of Ukrainian rural people in the XVI-XX centuries and discover houses they lived in. Once you arrive at the museum, you will walk through the winding paths and admire the beauty of the genuine Ukrainian village. You will explore the various authentic houses surrounded with picturesque yards. Your guide will explain how a thatched roof is made. You will also see an old parish school and discover what subjects children studied in those days. One of the highlights of the museum is a wooden church of the XVIII century with a gorgeous iconostasis. Moreover, there are some windmills on a hill that look fantastic. You can meet local artisans and craftsmen at the museum. They sell hand-made souvenirs, embroidered shirts, pottery etc. In yo...
Kievan Rus Park is located in a historic area 30 miles from Kiev. It recreates not only the city’s architecture of the 8th to 13th centuries, but also the atmosphere of that time with the help of costumed shows, authentic entertainment, and regularly-held festivals. Take this unique opportunity to see how people lived in ancient Kiev 1,000 years ago, in all the gates, defensive earthworks, and walls and towers of the city. Visit the manors and trade shops of Kiev, the prince's palace, the world's only reconstruction of the battle boat, and the ancient sanctuary of the god, Perun, among many more fascinating sites. Try on medieval costumes and knights' armor, ride horses, learn how to throw knives, axes, and spears, and participate in master classes in pottery, blacksmithing, and Slavic calligraphy. Make sure to check out the myriad fascinating museums within the park: the Historical Co...
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Our guide Julia was great. Exciting and told in perfect German. Punctual and reliable car journeys. Definitely to be recommended!