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Kiev – capital of Ukraine and one of the oldest cities in the world that is situated on seven picturesque hills along the mighty river Dnieper. According to legend, at the end of the V century BC it was founded by three brothers: Kyi, Schek and Horeb and their sister Lybid and named the city after the name of the eldest brother Kyi. At the time, Kievan Rus was one of the most powerful States in Europe. Then he tried to conquer the Mongol-Tatars, to conquer the Polish-Lithuanian state. After the unification of Ukraine and Russia, and since 1708, Kiev became the center of Kiev province, during Soviet period – the capital of the USSR. Now Kiev is the capital of Ukraine – an independent state.
The capital of Ukraine is called the “City of Golden domes” in a way that from any point of Kiev, you can see the domes of the churches that dominate the city: Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, St. Sophia Cathedral, St. Michael’s monastery, St. Cyril and Vydubitsky monasteries, and also St. Andrew’s Church.
Founded in 1037, Saint Sophia Cathedral is one of the symbols of the city and for many years, as it is in the list of UNESCO world heritage.
Kiev is developing dynamically and in a short period of time, the city added a number of museums, galleries, concert halls, new theaters and art centers. More than 50 museums of various genres located in Kiev. The collection of the National art Museum of Ukraine, the National Museum of art named after Bogdan and Varvara Khanenko, Kyiv national Museum of Russian art is recognized as a world cultural heritage. Among the Museum’s collection you can see works of art by velázquez, Bellini, Ostrog Bible 1581, icons 6-7 centuries, the unique collection of the works of M. Vrubel, D. Levitsky, M. Roerich and others.
St. Andrew’s descent, which is often called “Kyiv Montmartre” and a meeting place of craftsmen, contemporary Ukrainian artists and creative young people, always striking in its beauty, artistic variety and typical of the Ukrainian as. It is a unique artistic world, which attracts many tourists with the opportunity to touch the traditional and modern art.
For young people in Kiev provides the opportunity to have fun at various Nightclubs to the music of DJs from around the world. For family holidays there are cozy restaurants with open terraces overlooking the wondrous city nightlife.
For those looking for business opportunities, Kyiv is a good place to start and develop business relations.
In Kiev has two international airports, railway stations, fifty underground stations and more than 170 accommodation establishments which fully comply with the requirements and expectations of tourists.
Visit Kiev and enjoy its beauty, friendliness and hospitality!

The number of residents – 3 million people.
The area – 839 m2

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