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Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, Kiev
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Get an up-close look at Ukraine's human history at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, home to a collection of buildings and architectural pieces from around the country. The museum boasts 300 different building displays, the oldest of which is a church dating to 1742. Wander the grounds and view the array of primarily wooden homes, shops, mills, and more that represent the economic and social aspects of traditional Ukrainian village life. You'll find also an extensive complement of household items on display, as well as actors and museum staff dressed in traditional national clothing. Don't miss the museum's wooden windmills, one of its centerpieces, and be sure to watch the living history demonstrations. Make Pirogovo Open-Air Museum a centerpiece of your Kiev vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kiev tour planner.
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  • Hi here is a look at the various regions in the Ukraine. Trek good shoes because many paths are unpaved and it's fairly extensive and height rises. Personally I found Karpathie the most beautiful of the illustrated regions. Book only on the back road a taxi back otherwise it takes a long time for an ordered taxi comes due to location outside Kyiv
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  • But there is something interesting about you will not be able to find. Within the framework of the building of the exhibition organizers did everything perfectly, but interest is not there
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  • I went to the Pirogovo Cultural park and it is a wonderful place. Make sure you dress appropriately for the weather as you will be in for a long hike. The government has collected very old churches, w...  more »