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Saint Sophia Cathedral and Golden Gate

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    Stop At: Saint Sophia Cathedral, Volodymyrska vul. 24, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

    Guide will meet You with sign name in his hand SOPHIA on Reception at the centrally located Hotel or Apartment of your stay in Kiev and your privat car will deliver you to the St.Sophia's Cathedral. Please choose the time starting of the tour and inform us. You are entering the St. Sophia’s Cathedral after the purchase the ticket itself at cashier desk.

    Kiev’s oldest standing church, St.Sophia's was built to commemorate the site of a victory of Kievan Rus over the Pechenegs (Asian nomadic tribes) and the glorify Christianity. It was named after the famous St. Sophia’s Cathedral in Constantinople. This majestic 13-cupola sanctuary adjoined Yaroslav’s Palace and become a holy place of worship for Kievites as well as a political and cultural center.

    You will meet with an interior of rich frescoes and mosaics, many of which are still intact almost a millennium later, the cathedral made a huge impression on the ordinary worshipers of Kiev. The azure and while Bell Tower is 76 m high. The cathedral’s upper Ukrainian Baroque section and gilded cupola were added in 1852.  The 18th century refectory houses a museum and contains archaeological artifacts and architectural displays, such as models depicting Kyiv as it looked before being by Mongol invaders in 1240.    

    After the visiting famous church you are welcome to expect no more interesting and well known Golden Gate what are located a few minutes in walking. Golden Gate , one of the most unique architectural and archaeological sites in Kiev. The remains of ancient Kiev’s mail gate were originally constructed during the height of the Kievan Rus and included on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Painstakingly planned by historians and architects, the bright new construction that entombs the ancient walls is considered an exact replica of the original gate.   

    Duration: 3 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev.
    Traveler pickup is offered


    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev. Please inform centrally address of your stay in Kiev in your booking with Hotel name, house number and street name. In case You don't know your pick up location in Kiev we can meet you in Downtown at the Hotel Ukraina, Lobby area. Hotel Ukraina: 4 Institutskaya street, 01001, Kiev, Ukraine, ukraine-hotel.kiev.ua


    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev. Please inform centrally address of your stay in Kiev in your booking with Hotel name, house number and street name. In case You don't know your pick up location in Kiev we can meet you in Downtown at the Hotel Ukraina, Lobby area. Hotel Ukraina: 4 Institutskaya street, 01001, Kiev, Ukraine, ukraine-hotel.kiev.ua


    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev.
    Please inform centrally address of your stay in Kiev in your booking with Hotel name,
    house number and street name.
    In case You don't know your pick up location in Kiev we can meet you
    in Downtown at the Hotel Ukraina, Lobby area.
    Hotel Ukraina: 4 Institutskaya street, 01001, Kiev, Ukraine, ukraine-hotel.kiev.ua


    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev.
    Please inform centrally address of your stay in Kiev in your booking with Hotel name,
    house number and street name.
    In case You don't know your pick up location in Kiev we can meet you
    in Downtown at the Hotel Ukraina, Lobby area.
    Hotel Ukraina: 4 Institutskaya street, 01001, Kiev, Ukraine, ukraine-hotel.kiev.ua


    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev.
    Please inform centrally address of your stay in Kiev in your booking with Hotel name,
    house number and street name.
    In case You don't know your pick up location in Kiev we can meet you
    in Downtown at the Hotel Ukraina, Lobby area.
    Hotel Ukraina: 4 Institutskaya street, 01001, Kiev, Ukraine, ukraine-hotel.kiev.ua


    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev.
    Please inform centrally address of your stay in Kiev in your booking with Hotel name,
    house number and street name.
    In case You don't know your pick up location in Kiev we can meet you
    in Downtown at the Hotel Ukraina, Lobby area.
    Hotel Ukraina: 4 Institutskaya street, 01001, Kiev, Ukraine, ukraine-hotel.kiev.ua


    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev.
    Please inform centrally address of your stay in Kiev in your booking with Hotel name,
    house number and street name.
    In case You don't know your pick up location in Kiev we can meet you
    in Downtown at the Hotel Ukraina, Lobby area.
    Hotel Ukraina: 4 Institutskaya street, 01001, Kiev, Ukraine, ukraine-hotel.kiev.ua
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Tour ends at Golden Gate, or hotel drop-off for the tour by transportation.
    Inclusions
    • Private guided tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (except walking tour)
    • Transport by private car or by minivan or by minibus (except walking tour)
    • Walking tour - guide will pick-up you from the centrally located Hotel or Apartment of your stay in Kiev
    • Explore the history of St. Sophia's Cathedral and Golden Gate
    • Visiting the museums. Museum operate Sunday -Monday from 10:00am till 05:00pm.
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees to Museums St. Sophia's Cathedral and Golden Gate (about US$2 per person/1 museum)
    • Please be know that you should pay entrance fees for your private guide
    • Food and drinks
    • Extra services.
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Sophia Cathedral
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Please be know that you should pay entrance fees for your private guide
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Another language speaking guide is on request
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Russian, Spanish
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