Kiev is a wonderful city boasting incredible architecture and a smorgasbord of some of the finest street art in the world, combined with some of the richest history in Europe. From the roots of the Slavic languages to the funky, contemporary street art found on almost every corner, your enjoyment of this magical city will be boosted tenfold with a local guide at your side, to fill you in on everything you needed to know and more!
One of the first things that will strike you when you arrive in Kiev is how beautiful the city is. From glorious classical architecture to modern, funky street art, there’s something for everyone in this city rich in culture. Historically, Kiev is fascinating: while it’s considered the place where all Slavic languages came from, it’s true identity is finally emerging into the world stage, much of which has been shaped by its rich and infamous past, which remains an essence of the strong Ukrainian character today.
Arts & History Experience with localexperience.co is your chance to delve deep into the culture of this amazing city and discover its hidden past and hidden artistic gems with a local by your side. That way, you’ll avoid the overpriced museums and the disappointing photo stops and instead leave the city full of knowledge.
Did you know, perhaps, that Kiev has one of the best collections of street art in the world? Covering an estimated 285 square kilometers in total – although no-one knows for sure – this collection of skilled and subtle craftsmanship is sometimes obvious, but often hidden away within narrow courtyards and behind towering buildings. Your local knows all the nooks and crannies, though, so you won’t go far wrong.