Chernobyl, beer tasting and go-carting are the three keywords for the ultimate stag weekend in Kiev. As the capital of Ukraine, Kiev offers lots of exciting experiences, and for our weekend trip.
If you are looking for an exciting destination, you should definitely consider visiting Ukraine. This large country bordering Russia in the east offers fascinating culture and great natural experiences.
In this article you can read about the exciting travel experiences that await you in Ukraine and some of the various tourist attractions in this huge country.
Ukraine is on the border with Russia, and also borders on Belarus, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia Romania and Moldova, and the Black Sea and the Azov Sea. Ukraine has an area of just over 600,000, making it Europe’s largest country, where 42.5 million people live.
Ukraine became independent in 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union and has since then been an independent state. As a tourist In Ukraine, there are plenty of experiences waiting for, and this vast country has seven UNESCO World Heritage sites. That include the Saint-Sophia Cathedral in Kiev and the beautiful beech forests of the Carpathians.
In Ukraine you will also find a large number of impressive orthodox cathedrals. In addition, you will find a beautiful and very varied nature. You can thus lie on the beautiful beaches of the Black Sea and wander in the beautiful mountains of this country. The prices of goods and food are very reasonable in Ukraine, so you get the money for that.
The three most popular cities for tourists to visit are the capital Kiev, the beautiful old town of Lviv and Odessa which is a popular holiday destination. When visiting Ukraine, you should definitely taste the national dishes borscht and varenky.
Kiev is a fascinating metropolis where, among other things, you can visit giant Orthodox churches, luxury shops, cozy cafes and beautiful galleries. One of the most visited sights in Kiev is the light blue Skt. Mikael monasteries and from the 2nd century, and not far from Skt. Sofia Church. It is young priests who run the monastery, and it is recommended that you visit the church.
In Kiev you can also see the Motherland Monument from 1981. The statue depicts a woman of over 60 meters with shield and hammer in one hand, and a sword in the other. As a visitor
In Kiev you should also visit the cave monastery, which is located five meters underground. Here you can go through a long walk, where there are over 120 saints in coffins of glass that are mummified. In addition, there is a very entertaining nightlife in Ukraine where you can party all night.
Unfortunately, Chernobyl is one of the most famous things in Ukraine. Today it is possible to visit the area as a tourist. The Chernobyl work today is the biggest accident a nuclear power plant has ever had. On trips to Chernobyl, besides the Chernobyl you visit Pripyat, the dead city, the Duga radar, and small villages close to the work. So if you want a unique experience for life, then you should visit Chernobyl.
The fascinating city of Lviv is Ukraine’s cultural center, and the city’s old center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are plenty of culinary experiences in Lviv that offer authentic Ukrainian cuisine. The city reminds in many ways of Prague or Krakow, but with the very special charm and atmosphere of Ukraine.
Odessa, also known as the “Black Sea Pearl”, is one of the most popular destinations in Ukraine. The harbor town’s famous beaches, and the welcoming locals, make a visit to Odessa a very special experience. One of the most famous attractions in Odessa is the Primorsky staircase, which goes down to the seafront and down to the harbor. There is a very large selection of delicious restaurants where you can enjoy your food while looking out over thesea and the charming town.Share this tour