- Kyiv. Kyiv's cave monastery - Kyivo-Pecherskaya Lavra
- Kyiv. The Cathedral of St. Sophia
- Kyiv. The museum of architecture and art «Pyrohovo»
- Kyiv. Evening cruise on board of MS Rosa Victoria
- Kyiv. Ukrainain National male choir performance
- Kanyv. Trip to the museum of Taras Shevchenko
- Zaporyzhya. Cossack show by "Zaporozhian Cossacs"
One of the most famous tourist attractions in Kiev that occupy top spots in the tourists' «must see» list is the pearl of architectural heritage of Kiev - the cathedral of St. Sophia. The interest to the cathedral is underpinned by numerous unique monuments of architecture and works of art that the location comprises. The cathedral boasts the largest (260 sq. m.) mosaic in Europe and the renowned mural of XVII-XVIII centuries. This tourist hotspot is the world famous monument of architectural and historical heritage of XI century. The first stone of the cathedral was laid by the Great Prince Yaroslav Mudriy in 1017, and in 1037 the construction was finished. The cathedral was not only the main Orthodox place of worship in the Kievskaya Rus, but also its political and cultural centre. All the most important events in the life of the country took place within the territory of the cathedral. In the end of XVII beginning of XVIII centuries the cathedral undergone a reconstruction in baroque style. St. Sophia (as it is called by locals) is a place of burial of numerous Great Princes of Kievskaya Rus. The marble sarcophagus of the Great Prince Yaroslav Mudriy is still located inside the cathedral. The cathedral is included in the list of historical and cultural heritage of the world by UNESCO.
Rosa Victoria is the most modern and comfortable boat on the river Dnieper. During the trip you will be treated with a glass of champagne or wine with fruits and given an opportunity to enjoy the views of the most famous historical monuments of the Ukrainian capital. You will catch sight of the beautifully illuminated Cave Monastery, St. Vladimir's monument, Nations Friendship Arch and Motherland monument among others. While the trip goes on you will be entertained by a famous Ukrainian folk band Horlytsya, members of which are distinguished artists of Ukraine, laureates of 15 international contests and festivals in Germany, France Portugal, Italy, China, Russian and other countries.
The Revutsky male choir has achieved world recognition for its commitment to the a-capello type of performance - with no musical instruments involved. The unrivaled selection and tuning of voices produce unprecedented in its quality sound. The choir performs the most famous masterpieces of church songs and Ukrainian folk songs, as well as pieces of the most well-known compositions of such renowned composers as S. Rakhmaninov, P. Chaykovsky, N. Bortnyansky, A. Vedel and others.
Kanyv, a small town on the right bank of the Dnieper River, 64 km from Cherkasy, was first mentioned in historic annals in 114. At the beginning of our era the early Slavic tribes occupied this territory, as confirmed by the discovery of three ancient settlements, burial sites and buried treasures dated 10th-12th century. Over the years the town was conquered by Tatar-Mongols, Lithuania, Poland, Turkey and Russia. Kanyv was a battle ground for a number of famous battles that the Russian Empire fought against Lithuania (1536), Poland (1625) and during the liberation war (1648-1654) when people of Kanyv participated in battles near Zborov and Berestechko. Kanyv’s history is closely connected with the most renowned Ukrainian poet and artist, the father of modern Ukrainian language Taras Shevchenko. We will visit his burial site on the Tarasova Hora (Taras’ Montain) and literary-memorial museum of Taras Shavchenko.
Places of worship is a very special and important part of the history of Odessa - a city that is considered to have the most multiethnic and multicultural society in Ukraine. Almost from the very foundation of the city (1817-1859) Odessa had a special status of a porto-franko region – a free economic zone of XIX century, in which free trade and storage of foreign goods was taking place. This has lead to a large influx of foreigners to the region, which resulted in Odessa becoming a multiethnic centre of Ukraine, with many different religious confessions. During the excursion you will be offered to visit temples of different confessions: Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Greek Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church, Synagogue, Mosque in Arabic Cultural Center and others.