Mezhyhirya Park

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  • Kiev: Mezhyhirya Residence Private Tour

    1. Kiev: Mezhyhirya Residence Private Tour

    Discover the opulence of the Mezhyhirya residence on a private guided tour. Once a state residence dating back to the Soviet era, the 140-hectare complex is now a museum featuring some of the most expensive items collected by its most recent resident, President Viktor Yanukovych.  Visit the famous “Honka”, the world’s largest wooden palace. Note the expensive materials used to decorate its interior. See many highly expensive items such as golden chandeliers, a music box that costs $0.5 million, a flower pot decorated with snakeskin, and a Steinway and Sons piano. See a restaurant in the replica of the Spanish galleon with gold leaves, marble, and crystal. Also visit the cryogenic sauna, an oxygen chamber, and an artificial salt cave in one of the most extravagant spas you are likely to see. Explore a museum of retro cars, Soviet limousines, and even military equipment.  On the grounds ...

    Igor was perfectly able to guide me through not just the contours of Yanukovich's ill-gotten palace, but the recent social history of Ukraine since its independence. I would greatly recommend the tour, while also recommending doing it closer to the middle to the day, unlike foolish me who booked late and was unable to do several things because they were closed. But getting into the mansion itself is more than enough to understand the warped, kleptocratic man who once ruled Ukraine.

  • From Kiev: Chernobyl and Pripyat Private Helicopter Tour

    2. From Kiev: Chernobyl and Pripyat Private Helicopter Tour

    Meet your guide at your hotel and head to the helicopter pad where your thrilling adventure begins. Get on board a private helicopter and take off to one of the most mysterious places in the world — the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.  From the comfort of a private helicopter flight, listen to the comprehensive commentary of your expert guide. On the way to Chernobyl, fly over Kiev and take in the scenic views of Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, the Motherland Monument, Dynamo Stadium, and the Dnieper River. Moreover, fly above the Mezhyhirya Residence and learn interesting facts about so-called “Museum of Corruption.” The highlight of the tour is a breathtaking flight over the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Take a look at the astonishing Duga radar, discover the famous abandoned amusement park of Pripyat with its Ferris wheel still standing, and see from a distance a new safety confinement over the notoriou...

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Igor was perfectly able to guide me through not just the contours of Yanukovich's ill-gotten palace, but the recent social history of Ukraine since its independence. I would greatly recommend the tour, while also recommending doing it closer to the middle to the day, unlike foolish me who booked late and was unable to do several things because they were closed. But getting into the mansion itself is more than enough to understand the warped, kleptocratic man who once ruled Ukraine.