Kiev - Center of Commerce and Trade
Location: City on the Dnieper River
Located on the Dnieper River in northern Ukraine, this important metropolitan area is easy to get to, and get around. There is a comprehensive public transportation system that consists of a Metro, buses, trolleys, trams, and an intra-city ring railway service. The city is linked to all other cities in the country by automobile, and it is the focal point of the national roads system. There are two international airports, and it is easily accessible by train.
Business: A City with a Diverse Economy
Kiev plays a prominent role in the economy of not just Ukraine but all of Eastern Europe, and is an educational, industrial, cultural, and scientific center of the region. There are many high-tech industries as well as higher education institutions. The Ukrainian House provides the perfect location for hosting exhibitions, conferences, meetings, and more.
Culture: A Modern City with Historical Roots
There are many beautiful architectural delights, both historical and modern styles. The St. Sophia Cathedral and Kiev Pechersk Lavra (Monastery of the Caves) are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and famous attractions. There are several museums, including the Museum of the Great Patriotic War and the National Art Museum of Ukraine, which is dedicated to showcasing Ukrainian art. There is also the Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum, both a memorial and a historical center about the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and its effects.
Activities: Enjoy the Outdoors in Summer and Winter
The many parks and waterways provide many opportunities for hiking, cycling, jogging, boating, fishing, swimming, and other water sports. Hydropark, located on the Dnipro islands, is a popular place to come for both enjoying beaches and nightclubs. During the winter, many of the lakes freeze over, providing natural ice-skating rinks as well as prime ice fishing destinations.