Happy New Year - Kiev (Kyiv) 2020
From 19th December 2019 to 13th January 2020
The Christmas market and Christmas tree have arrived in Kyiv. The Christmas market is open to visitors from 19th December to 13th January and is situated in Sofiyska square in Kyiv
This years Christmas tree in Kyiv has been recognised as one of the best in Europe. It is more than 20 meters high and consists of 400 live pines; 750 tree decorations and four kilometers of fairy lights.
Festivities are planned throughout this period and there will be a number of concerts and parades taking place. There will also be other events in Kyiv, notably another Christmas tree and market in Kontraktova Square in Podil.
Ukraine celebrates both Christian and catholic Christmas and also Orthodox Christmas. This means that if you visit Kyiv (Kiev) in January the markets are open until 13th January! So you can enjoy Christmas twice and celebrate in Eastern Europes best capital city.
Is Kiev Safe?
The war in the East of Ukraine is more than 700 km away. You might see the occasional military personnel and the odd public demonstration but not much more. Life in Kyiv (Kiev) carries on as normal.
Kiev has been an independent country since 1991 and most Ukrainian's are pro-west and anti Russian.
Why Visit Kyiv
Kyiv (Kiev) is a modern vibrant city, steeped in history and culture.
Year by year the tourist numbers have been increasing rapidly, but as yet Kiev (Kyiv) is still largely undiscovered.
Kiev (Kyiv) is an ideal short stay destination. It is packed full of cool bars, super nightclubs and some of the best food and restaurants in Europe.
The city of Kiev is also incredibly good value, warm and welcoming. Discover Kyiv for yourself and find out why this city is fast becoming the next big tourist destination.
TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN KIEV
Visiting Kiev Ukraine as a tourist can be difficult if you are not prepared for the unexpected. Look out for " Hot Tips" across the site advising invaluable key help and information.
Kiev Ukraine - Top 5 Tips
1) When changing currency in Kiev (Kyiv) use only unmarked clean crisp notes.
2) Take a spare phone and buy a SIM card, they are very cheap.
3) Kiev has many hills, take a comfortable pair of walking shoes.
4) Take care drinking alcohol in Kiev (Kyiv), alcohol content is stronger than at home.
5) Drink bottled water in Kiev Ukraine. Tap water will not kill you but might upset your stomach.
The Best of Kiev all in one place
Kiev - Kyiv in Ukraine is the most underrated tourist destination in Europe. In recent years there has been a steady increase in visitors and the capital city of Kiev is developing a tourist industry to rival anywhere else in Eastern Europe. Kyiv offers some big advantages over other European cities. Ukraine is not part of the EU and is much cheaper than almost every other country in Europe. In Kiev you can enjoy the best restaurants, bars, nightclubs and just about everything else on a reasonable budget. One of the most surprising things about Kyiv is the quality of the food and nightlife. You will never get bored in Kiev (Kyiv), it is a fascinating city for sightseeing and entertainment. So what are you waiting for? Come visit Kyiv before everyone else discovers Eastern Europe's best kept secret.
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