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From Kharkiv: Private Full-Day Trip to Poltava

1. From Kharkiv: Private Full-Day Trip to Poltava

Start your pleasant day trip to Poltava after you meet your guide at your Kharkiv hotel. In less than 3-hours of embracing tranquil views, arrive in Poltava, the birthplace of many talented people. During the first part of the day, you will enjoy a Poltava sightseeing tour and discover the most popular tourist attractions. Your guide will show you such places as the Round Square, the Glory Monument and Korpusnyi Garden, where you can have a relaxing walk. In addition, admire the White Rotunda and the Holy Cross Monastery. You’ll be impressed by the ingenuity of these architectural and historical attractions. Standing on the picturesque hill known as Ivanova Mountain, contemplate the views of Vorskla River. In addition, you will take a memorable photo with the Poltava Dumpling Monument that looks like a giant bowl with dumplings. In Poltava, dumplings are called galushki. Later, you will visit sights related to an important historical event – the Battle of Poltava in 1709. Your guide will show you the Assumption Cathedral, the Field of the Battle of Poltava, St. Sampsonii Church and the Monument to the Peter I. Poltava is a cozy city full of interesting landmarks and tourist attractions that are worth visiting. 

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Kyiv: Poltava City Tour by Intercity Train with Museum Visit

2. Kyiv: Poltava City Tour by Intercity Train with Museum Visit

Take a 3-hour journey from Kyiv to Poltava by high-speed train. Once in Poltava, meet your local guide and enjoy a 3-hour sightseeing city tour. Visit the historical part of the city, the Ivanova Mountain, known as the White Rotunda. Enjoy picturesque city views from the observation deck. Take a photo of the famous Dumpling Monument. Next, the romantic Round Square and Corpusniy Garden were founded in the 19th century. In the center of the garden and Round Square, see the Glory Monument, dedicated to the anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Poltava. Another must-see tourist attraction is the beautiful building of the Former Peasants Bank. It's famous for the unique figures of firebirds on the façade. After your sightseeing tour, enjoy some free time for shopping and lunch. For the second part of the day, you can choose to visit one of the three museums: • Poltava Museum of Local Lore (closed on Wednesdays). The exhibition has the most comprehensive collection of historical, cultural and ethnographic artifacts of the region. • The Museum of Poltava Battle History (closed on Mondays). The exhibition is devoted to the Poltava Battle, which took place in 1709. • Poltava Long-Range Aviation Museum (closed on Mondays). This open-air museum houses rare samples of military Soviet aviation.

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