Highlights Of Kharkiv Sightseeing Tour - Kiev

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
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  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10am. Start time for this tour is flexible. If time is not informed and agreed in your booking, tour will start at 10am (local time) from your hotel or apartment accommodation. Please choose your suit.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kharkiv.
  • Return Details :
    Tour ends at Downtown.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

See the best of Kharkiv in one day! This City tour will give you a great opportunity to get a feeling of Kharkiv, as well as to visit all major city attractions and highlights. We offer you the chance to enjoy this great tour. Visit Kharkiv where you found the largest square in Ukraine and one of the largest in Europe. It is approximately 690750 meters (2,2602,460 feet) long and 96125 meters (315410 feet) wide. The area of the complete square is approximately 12 hectares (30 acres)! You are Welcome! 

Know More about this tour

The tour will start at 10am from the centrally located hotel or apartment of your stay in Kharkiv. Your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby area on reception. The half day tour will start in walking or by private transport what depends on your choice.
Firstly You'll visit Pryvokzalna Square combining different architectural styles from Neoclassicism and Constructivism to Staliance, Stalin Empire. After drive along old Poltavsky Shlyah street we visit Blagovishensky (Annunciation) Cathedral (1901y) the biggest and most beautiful church in Kharkiv built in 1901 in New Byzantine style and keeping hallows of XVII century St. Alexios Patellarios (sitting Saint) the Patriarch of Constantinople. We drive up University Hillock the place near confluence of Kharkiv and Lopan rivers where in 1654 Kharkiv Fort was built, see old University (1776y.), Uspensky "Dormition" Cathedral (1777y.) with 89m bell tower (1844y.) and walk across the Constitution Square, come into the yard of the Pokrovsky "Protection" Monastery and visit Protection church (1689y.) the oldest building in the city, dating to the times of founding of the Kharkiv fortress. A brilliant reflection of the Ukrainian Baroque era of the XVII century. Then we have a brief look at the outdoors exposition of heavy arms (tanks, field-guns) of WW I and WW II and continue driving along Sumska - the main street of the city with many old and architecturally valuable buildings. We stop by Kharkiv Opera and Ballet House, Mirror Stream one of the symbols of Kharkiv and go on to Shevchenko city garden and famous Monument to the great Ukrainian poet Shevchenko the tall tower is crowned by the bronze sculpture of the poet, depicted in grief and wrath. Sixteen figures symbolizing the struggle of Ukrainian people are mounted on the helical projections entwining the pedestal of the Monument. Then Freedom Square the largest square in Ukraine and one of the largest in Europe, Kharkiv State University, Gosprom "State Industry" Building is the first Soviet skyscraper made from solid ferro-concrete, served as a building of the government of Ukraine in 1928-1934y. During the tour you will have an opportunity to visit one or two art galleries and exhibition of micro-miniatures: flee in shoes, caravan of camels in a needle hole e.t.c.. 
Visi t the WWII museum in Solonitsevka where you will see many war artifacts and impressive evidences of nazi outrages against humanity and heroic fight of Ukrainian people. We continue to Holodomor (man-made famine in Ukraine arranged in 1932-1933 by Stalin regime. Memorial where you can fill the horror and absurdity of what happened.
Our next stops are "Kharkiv Katyn" - Memorial cemetery of victims of Stalin repressions and Polish officers (among them father of famous movie director Andrzej Wajda) executed by NKVD in 1938-1940 and WWII Memorial in Forrest Park. At the end we walk through famous Gorky Park.

Inclusions

  • Half-day tour 
  • Private guided tour 10am-3pm
  • Pickup from the hotel by guide 
  • Guided tour option includes 5-hours transportation from 10am-03pm by private car, minivan, or minibus
  • Walking tour with public transportation available (without transportation)
  • Get familiar with the Highlights Tour of Kharkiv !

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees to the museums 
  • Please know that you should pay any entrance fees for your private guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra service
  • Transportation for walking tour 

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

You can enjoy this tour while walking. During the walking tour you will enjoy it by the public bus and metro between sightseeing sites. The tour will provided in downtown and some things are not available due to the destinations between them.

Explore the ancient past and nowadays of Kharkiv