Saint Sophia Cathedral And Golden Gate - Kiev

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Tour start at 10:00am by the local time from your centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev. Starting time is flexible. Please choose the Starting time at the day for the tour in your booking. Pl.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev.
  • Return Details :
    Tour ends at Golden Gate, or hotel drop-off for the tour by transportation.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Visit the St.Sophias Cathedral and Golden Gate what are included to the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

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. Sophias Cathedral after the purchase the ticket itself at cashier desk.

Kievs 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. Sophias Cathedral in Constantinople. This majestic 13-cupola sanctuary adjoined Yaroslavs 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 cathedrals 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 Kievs 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.

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.

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

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