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Pirogovo Open-Air Museum: Kiev

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Pirogovo Open-Air Museum: Kiev

Old towns, historic churches, beautiful monuments Kiev is one of the conventional European cities but with very distinct character. Golden domes of Caves Monastery Pecehrska Lavra, many museums, lilac and chestnut trees, Livoberizhzhya light quarters and bridges over Dnipro River Attracts many towards this city every year. One of the exotic and well recommended places to visit while you’re at Kiev is Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

 

Pirogovo is one of the largest outdoor museums in the world stretching 370 acres with unique display of folk architecture and rural life of Ukraine and its layout somewhat follows the old map of Ukraine. The museum houses over 300 artifacts including wooden churches, old houses, several windmills, schools, cultural halls, wells, and many others. The whole setting represents the cultural simplicity and hard work of old Ukrainian villagers and their life. You might also be able to witness some theatrical performances and open air celebrations if you visit on any of the folk holidays of Ukraine. You can often meet staff of the museum and visitors dressed in national costumes along with those who are participating in ancient crafts like weaving, molding and others. In autumn and in summer holidays Blacksmiths, potters, weavers and other masters show the folk crafts skills to public.

Choose a mild and clear day to visit this place you might miss the true feel of the museum if you rush your visit. There are several restaurants there as well where you can enjoy traditional Ukrainian cuisine in old town setting. Red Apple Apartments offers many chic and modern apartments in the historic city of Kiev for your comfortable stay at this city.

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