Day trip

From Kyiv: Full-Day Arboretum Sofiyevka Park in Uman

From Kyiv: Full-Day Arboretum Sofiyevka Park in Uman

From £170.95 per group up to 3

A monument to landscape architecture and art from the 17th to 19th centuries, you'll visit the town of Uman in the Cherkasy region. Sofiyevka Park was created under the supervision of architect Ludwig Metzel and known as the "Ukrainian miracle."

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Ukrainian, English, Russian
Private group


  • Benefit from the company of a private local guide for a more personalized experience
  • See how Sofiyevka Park is a model of free landscape Ukrainian composition
  • View the architecture of some buildings in the park reminiscent of miniature versions of other European places
Full description
Sofiyevka Park is a model of free landscape Ukrainian composition. It represents integrity of the creative ideas and elaborated interconnection of landscape, water, plants, various constructions and sculptures. Every detail in the park plays its own aesthetic and functional role. It is a combination of artificial grottos, waterfalls, mountain picks, channels, stone labyrinths, with fountains, pavilions, garden-houses, sculptures and marble statues of ancient gods, goddesses, philosophers and poets. Architecture of some buildings in the park will remind you of the miniature versions of some famous places in Europe such as Entrance Gate (1850-1852) by architects A. Stakenschneider and I. Makutin; flora pavilion (1842-44) by architects Rapponey and Stakenschneider; Grotto of Venus (1796-1800) representing an ancient temple with the statue of Venus of Melos; Renaissance-style pink pavilion on the Island of Love (1850-52); Amsterdam lock (1796-1800) and China garden house (1841) and many others.
  • Private guided tour
  • Local professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Round way private transfer
  • Transportation by private vehicle or by minivan, minibus
  • Entrance fees to the territory park (approximately USD $4 per person)
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch (local cafe: approximately USD $5 per person)
  • Souvenirs and photos are available on the territory
  • Extra services
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2-days of travel
  • In this case, confirmation will be received within 24-hours, subject to availability
  • Dress code is formal
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Product ID: 88739