City tour starts with short ride to Old Town of ancient city Kiev. En route we’ll see University founded in 1833, Taras Schevchenko Opera & Ballet Theater, the historic main gateway into the ancient city Golden Gate, newly renovated Michael’s Cathedral, the city’s oldest standing church, that was built in 1017-31 in honor of Prince Yaroslav’s victory over a rival tribe. We’ll visit charming Andrew’s Descent. Stroll down to Low Town of Podol with en route photo stop at St. Andrew’s Church (1746-61) designed by the great Italian architect Bartolommeo Francesco Rastrelli, an inspired Baroque interpretation of the traditional five-domed cross-shaped church.
During sightseeing programe you will visit St. Sophia cathedral — the most known and the most majestic cathedral amongst ancient temple of the East Europe, worldwide known masterpiece of the architecture, fresco painting and mosaic art. Erection in 1037 of Kiev’s St. Sophia was for Grand duke Yaroslav the Wise act of the statement state earthy remains Kievan Rus brown. In token receivership beside citadels of the Orthodoxy — Byzantium — Kiev metropolitans cathedral was named into the name of St. Sophia, either as main shrine of early Christianity built in Constantinople in the IV c.. St. Sophia cathedral is contributed in UNESKO list of the worldwide heritage.