Founded: 882 AD
Area: 1.33 million km²
Common languages: Old East Slavic
The Park Kyyivsʹka Rusʹ tour begins with a car ride more than 50 kilometers from Kiev. The one-way trip takes about an hour.
On this tour, you will learn about the times when the state of Kievan Rus’ (Киевская Русь) was very powerful and how it developed. When we arrive at this historic location, south of Kiev, we find ourselves in an exact replica of Kiev from thousands of years ago. The scenic park has many boshi wooden protective fortifications, mura and oxen, and horses.
While at Kievan Rus’, if you wish, you may change into traditional clothes of a thousand years ago, shoot arrows, and participate in medieval combat festival of a thousand years ago.
There are also wooden restaurants on site where you can try medieval recipes of Ukrainian cuisine. Along the way you may encounter a fortune teller who can read your palm. You may visit various museums and the temple.
It is best to attend this tour on weekends and holidays, as a special program with entertainment is arranged. Many people come from all over Ukraine and Europe for an unforgettable tour into the past. The tour of Park Kyyivsʹka Rusʹ can take 4-5 hours in total. The return trip ti Kiev is about an hour.