About Kiev


Let's have a look around into background of Kiev
  • Municipality: Kiev City Municipality
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Latitude: 50.431782
  • Longitude: 30.516382
  • Time zone: Eastern European Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours

Weather in Kiev

  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to June

Location

Kiev is largest and the capital city of Ukraine. Kiev has a total population of 2,900,920 (2015 Census). Kiev is an important center for science, culture, industry and education in Eastern Europe. It is also 7th most populous city of the European continent.

Distance from Kiev center to Airport

Kyiv Zhuliany International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 10 miles /16 km

Driving Time: 17 Minutes

Languages: East Slavic followed by Russian

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Kyiv Zhuliany International Airport
  • Rail: Ukrainian Railways
  • Road: Bus: Kyiv Bus

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 5% of the Bill

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $2
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $2

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Brovary,
  • Fastiv,
  • Cherkasy

Emergency Contact Numbers in Kiev city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 101/102/103
  • Rail: +38 (044) 465 1917 (Ukrainian Railways)
  • Airport: +380 44 585 7254 (Kyiv Zhuliany International Airport)
  • Hospital: +380 44 455 8811 (ISIDA Pechersk)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Kiev

  • Ivan Kupala
  • Kyiv Days
  • Kraina Mriy Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Kiev Pechersk Lavra
  • Golden Gate
  • Saint Sophia’s Cathedral

Theatre & Concerts

  • Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theatre
  • Kiev Academic Puppet Theatre
  • National Opera of Ukraine

Visit Top Restaurants in Kiev

  • Musafir
  • Mama Manana
  • Spotykach

Top Shopping Centers in Kiev

  • Ocean Plaza Mall
  • Metrograd Mall
  • Ukraina Shopping Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Art Museum
  • Gapchinska
  • A. V. Fomin Botanical Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Lavash – Restaurant Chachapuri
  • Steak – Happy Grill Bar
  • Veal Steak - Pervak

Sports Club

  • F.C Dynamo Kyiv – Soccer
  • FC Arsenal Kyiv – Soccer
  • BC Kyiv - Basketball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 29.96 ?
  • Taxi: 35 ? (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 11,444.88 ?
  • Cheap meal: 120 ?
  • Gasoline: 25.14 ? / litre
  • 3 course meal: 500 ?
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