Honeymoon in Kiev will become an ideal choice for those newlyweds who appreciate culture, especially the ancient one as Kiev is one of the oldest cities in the whole Eastern Europe.
It is the capital and the largest city of Ukraine – a country that became independent in 1991 after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Modern Kiev is a mixture of the old and the new: the center part of Kiev has been redecorated, especially Maidan Nezalezhnosti and Khreshchatyk, which became popular places with thousands of people walking there or having a good time in modern restaurants and cafes. The central streets are closed for traffic on weekends and holidays.
Other sites which attract tourists from all over the world are Andriyivskiy Uzviz, where one can find traditional Ukrainian art, religious items, pictures, books, etc; St. Sophia Cathedral and the Kiev Pechersk Lavra (Monastery of the Caves) – Kiev’s famous historical architecture complexes which are recognized by UNESCO, the Golden Gate constructed in the time of Yaroslav the Wise in the mid-11th century.
This honeymoon destination attracts those who like visiting museums and theaters. The most famous Kiev’s theaters are the Kiev Opera House, Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama, Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theatre and many others.
The Kyiv Opera House presents very good opera as well as a broad repertoire of ballets. There is an outdoor museum, near the Pyrohiv village, called the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine. Its territory houses several small villages that represent traditional rural architecture of Ukraine in every region. The Museum of the Great Patriotic War, a memorial complex, and the National Art Museum of Ukraine are also very popular with visitors to Ukraine.
Are you still hesitating about your honeymoon vacation? With so many interesting places to visit, what can be better? You will remember this romantic trip and get a lot of impressions.