Kyiv and around
We spent several years living in Ukraine’s capital city, Kyiv, and exploring in and around it. If you are coming to visit or to live, have a look through our advice
Several cities around Ukraine have spectacular metro stations, originating in the days of the Soviet Union.
As well as Kyiv, we spent two years living in Odessa, a beach resort and port on the Black Sea coast in the south.
Ukraine’s third most popular city to visit is Lviv, in the west. As it used to belong to Poland, it has a very different ‘feel’ than Kyiv and Odessa.
If you are coming to Ukraine, don’t just stick to the main three cities! Get off the beaten track a bit and visit places like Kharkiv and Poltava, and visit some of the amazing museums around the country