Kiev is one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, and was founded in the 5th century A.D. Located on the Dnieper River, the city displays beautiful architecture, gorgeous nature as well as possessing a vast cultural and historical heritage. The capital of Ukraine boasts numerous museums, theaters and churches. A unique attraction is an island called Khortytsa - a historic and cultural memorial.
Some of the key sights to see in Kiev are:
- the old town, Podol - the initial foundation ground of Kiev;
- the Golden Gate - an ancient gateway to the old city in the times of Kyiv Rus;
- Kievo-Pecherska Lavra - a church and monastery, founded in 1051, now one of the centres of the Orthodox faith; exhibits unique caves;
- St. Sofia Cathedral - a beautiful architectural memorial, as well as an active church;
Kiev offers a wide variety of modern products, shopping centres, hotels and attractions, worthy of a European capital. Kiev is also notable for the many beautiful Russian girls who stroll down its many beautiful and leafy boulevards.