Kiev (6/14)

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Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. One of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, founded officially at 482 AD. The seventh most expensive city in Europe. 248 churches, 49 of them are landmarks. The oldest church which is functioning till today was founded in 1139. 25 monasteries and nunneries, the oldest still functioning built in the 11th century. Festivals: Kyiv Day, Rock and Sich, Dream country (in summer, during solstice), Trypillian ring, Old cars fest, Kyiv fire fest and more.

Contributor: Natalya Alatyreva from Good Reads 

Written by James Metcalfe

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