Tourism

Andy Warhol invites to a new hotel in UZHHOROD
06/12/2016
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Emigrand, the first themed hotel in Zakarpattia Oblast, opened in Uzhhorod. The hotel is easy to find because the monument to Andy Warhol can be seen nearby. The hotel features are interesting interior (huge bed in the form of lips of Marilyn Monroe in the dressing room, 24 rooms decorated in pop art style), music of mid-twentieth century in the rooms, and a wide range of menu offering Zakarpattia, American, Italian and Jewish cuisines
Intercity train `Kyiv-Lviv` to run to Przemysl
25/11/2016
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At the beginning of 2017 residents of Kyiv will be able to get to the Polish city of Przemysl by Intercity train 'Kyiv-Lviv'. The route extend was discussed between representatives of the Verkhovna Rada transport committee and the Polish Sejm Infrastructure Commission. Technically JSC 'Ukrzaliznytsia' is ready for the route extending, however, the changes need to be coordinated with Ukrainian and Polish border and customs services, and the Polish railway enterprise as well. The approximate ticket price is UAH 1,500-2,000
TripAdvisor will help to promote Kyiv more effective
18/11/2016
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Anton Taranenko, 'By the end of the year we will know how use TripAdvisor to promote Kyiv as a tourist destination effectively
There is a place in Kyiv where `chocolate` grows on trees
08/11/2016
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In the subtropical greenhouse of Fomin Botanical Garden one can find a tree called ceratonia (pea family) endemic to the Mediterranean region, however, it has been cultivated in Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Israel, Palestine, Greece. At the present time it also grows in India, Argentina, Brazil and other subtropical countries. The fruits (long flat pods of 10-30 cm in size) contain up tp 50% sugar
UIA launches scheduled flights between Kyiv and Ankara
31/10/2016
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October, 30 Ukraine International Airlines launched non-stop scheduled flights between Kyiv and Ankara. The flights will be operated on 'Boeing 737' aircraft with two cabin classes: Business Class and Economy Class. Departure time from the International airport 'Boryspil' is 8p.m, arrival time is 22:55p.m (Ankara local time). Departure time from Ankara is 7p.m, arrival time is 8:05p.m. Economy Class round-trip ticket price is from Hr 5,930 (from Kyiv) and from $239 (Ankara), all taxes and surcharges included