Explore the most beautiful of Kyiv’s Soviet-time metro stations on this 2-hours walking tour. With an expert guide, visit eight of the Ukrainian capital’s celebrated stations built during the Soviet period at 1960. As you lean how the lavish, subway Kyiv architecture was designed to express a bright, bold new Soviet future. Admire the extravagant décor, chandeliers and sculptures at the stations, including Zoloti Vorota (Eng. Golden Gate), with its iconic mosaics.

Meet your guide at the Khreshchatyk station (entrance to Institutskaya str.) to begin your 2-hour tour of Kyiv’s historical metro stations. Then, set off with your metro ticket to visit eight of the most interesting stations.   Head inside Khreshchatyk station is named for the Khreshchatyk street, the most central street in Kyiv. The station is pylon trivalent that features ceramic Ukrainian ornaments framed by metallic grills on the central hall sides of the pylons. White marble is used elsewhere, particularly for the walls and the main pylon frames. Go to, Dnipro station is named after the Dnieper River, the station consists of a semi-Estacada over the embankment highway, and then continues across the river as part of the Metro Bridge. Visit Arsenalna station was opened along with the first stage and is currently the deepest station in the world (105.5 meters  (346 ft). The escalator ride consists of two separate tunnels linked in between by a smaller hall. The ride on the escalators itself is one of the longest, up to five minutes.

Next, take in the ostentatious design of Teatralna has a Rich red marble adorns thick pylons which separate the platforms from the central hall. The walls are riveted with white marble and the floor is laid with grey granite.

Learn more Universytet Station where the red marbled pylons are adorned with eight white marble busts of famous scientists and Ukrainian literature poets: T.Shevchenko, I. Franko, G.Skovoroda, N.Gogol and etc.

Move on to Vokzalna Metro Station. Pylon trivault design with bright white marbled pylons and white ceramic tiles on the walls. The pylons are decorated with  bronze 8 medallions depicting the various episodes from Ukrainian and Soviet history.

Shuliavska Metro Station with The mosaics of the central hall. Mosaics has a 8 meters in long and 4 meters in height and symbolized the Workers  and Plant and the Soviet Period.

Lastly, visit  the Pearl of the Kyiv’s Metro –  Zoloti Vorota Station what is located near the city’s Golden Gate, from which the station takes its name. The Zoloti Vorota features 80 distinct mosaic pieces and images depicting the history of Kievan Rus’. In 2011, the station’s mosaics were listed as “newly discovered objects of cultural heritage” by the city’s Department of Cultural Heritage. The station is regarded as one of the most impressive metro stations in Europe, being placed on a list compiled by The Daily Telegraph in 2013.

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DEPARTURE LOCATION Khreshchatyk Metro Station, entrance to Institutskaya str. #6

Inside the building #6 of the station with plate-meeting METRO TOUR


Traveler’s centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kyiv (on request)

DEPARTURE TIME 10:00am. Flexible You chosen the time departure in your booking
RETURN LOCATION Tour ends on the Zoloti Vorota (eng. Golden Gate) Metro Station
DURATION 2 hours
Private walking tour 2-hour Kiev metro station tour with an expert local guide
Visit eight of the most intriguing Kiev stations: Khreshchatyk, Dnipro, Arsenalna, Teatralna, Universitet, Vokzalna, Shuliavska, Zoloti Vorota See iconic Soviet-era architecture alongside lavish mosaics, sculptures, marble and ceramic
Metro ticket (about US$0.20 cents)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Extra service
Souvenirs and photos


• 2 hours guided walking tour (up to 3 persons) — US$ 50
• 2 hours guided walking tour (up to 6 persons) — US$ 60
• 2 hours guided walking tour (up to 15 persons) — US$ 80

Language:   Eng   Ukr

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Tour Reviews

5 based on 3 reviews
5 out of 5
April 16, 2017

My tour guide Helena is an excellent guide and very knowledgable. Highly recommend

5 out of 5
August 31, 2021

Brilliant tour.
Tour was very informative and my guide was excellent and came a cross with everything about the Metro service. And the engineering and man power to go so deep into the ground.

5 out of 5
September 22, 2021

Insight into Kyiv Metro System
Great insight into Kyiv’s Metro system and most interesting stations. Taya was a wonderful guide, she really took care of our group throughout the morning, she was very patient and extremely informative.

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