Kyiv is the capital of Ukraine and it is one of the oldest and the most beautiful cities in the world. It is the city that is really worth visiting. The legend about Kyiv says that three brothers Kyi, Shchek, Khoriv and their sister Lybid were the founders of the city.
Many places in the capital are connected with its history. You can begin your acquaintance with Kyiv from the famous Golden Gate. It was the main entrance into the city and a fortress. The Kyivo-Pecherska Lavra is a great attraction for tourists too. Among Kyiv’s famous sights there are St Sophia’s Cathedral, St Andrew’s Church, Vladimir Hill, Khreschatyk and many others.
Like most European capitals Kyiv is the educational, cultural and scientific centre of the country. It has many universities, academies, museums, monuments and theatres. The city combines historic traditions and modern business life. There are many factories and enterprises, both large and small.
Kyiv occupies a special place in the heart of every Ukrainian. It is especially beautiful in spring when chestnut trees are in blossom. Welcome to our capital!