It is also the political centre of the country, as its seat of Government and residence of the Head of State.
Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, and the oldest in Western Europe, predating other modern European capitals such as London, Paris and Rome by centuries.
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.
800 sq.m of stunning frescoes have been restored in late 1970ies and showcase just a small bit of what this church must have been like in 1187.
Paintings of the famous Mikhail Vrubel (1856-1910) take you into a different world.
Today, the city of Geneva is a cultural center second to none featuring world class entertainment, top rated restaurants and unlimited opportunities for recreation.
Your first impression of Kyiv is bound to be one of surprise.
This cradle of all that is Russian, this receptacle of ‘New Ukrainian’ wealth, this paradise of crooked politicians and gangsters is so…beautiful.