An unprecedented tragedy at Chernobyl Nuclear Plant is the world’s worst nuclear accident.Pripyat, the town closest to the reactor (3 kilometers distance), was home to 49,000 residents before the disaster, mostly the families of the plant workers; now no one lives there.
Since at Active Ukraine we are dedicated to bring you the most authentic and real experiences, we’ve made a short list of awesome things to do in Kiev, that will hopefully serve you as a great starting point for falling in love with Ukraine’s capital.
Completely off-the-beaten track, this small church is as old as time, dating back to 12th century.
To reach Golosiyivsky Forest, take a metro to the Lybidska Metro Station.
From there, get on trolleybuses #4, #11 or #12 and travel until the stop ‘Park Rylskoho’.
Lonely Planet There are so many places to see and visit in Kyiv, that at times it is confusing for a visitor to choose the starting point.
At the same time, some of Kyiv’s best landmarks and activities are not in the traditional guide-books, though are dearly loved by locals.
The city of Chernobyl is only 4 kilometers to the south of the reactor.
High radiation levels forced the evacuation of more than 100,000 people from the region surrounding Chernobyl. Trip Advisor Reviews How to get there: Take a metro to Kontratova Square Metro Station. Working hours: Sunday-Friday from till , Thursday from till . “Small in size but very deep in substance”, the Museum of One Street is definitely among our favorite things to do in Kiev!
Andriyivsky Uzviz is also famous for its art bazaar, and is bustling with art galleries, crafts shops and local artisans.
Stroll along the street or take up a master class in one of Ukrainian crafts!
From there take a trolleybus #27 till Olena Teliha st. Not only they are located right next to Kyiv’s majestic Dnieper River.