Aristocratic Lipki. Pechersk Mansions Tour

Aristocratic Lipki. Pechersk Mansions Tour

Mansions of Ukrainian tycoons of the 19-20th centuries

Duration: 2-2,5 hours
Price: €40

Tel./Viber: +380932104206

*the tour may be combined with visiting the other Kiev sites


Aristocratic Lipki keeps many secrets of its former inhabitants. “House with Chimeras” and the house of “Weeping Widow,” “Gingerbread ” and “Chocolate” houses will slightly open you their secrets …

Pechersk district got its name from the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra.  In the days of the Russian Empire the area was changed into a fortress, at first, Peter I ringed Lavra with ramparts, and after him, the Emperor Nicholai finished the building of the fortress and extended it to all the modern area – Pechersk. He started the tradition of the aristocracy to live in this place where the two royal palaces – Mariinsky and Klovsky – are located.

What will we see on this tour?

  • “House of Weeping widow”
  • Klovsky Palace
  • Bunge Municipal primary school
  • Rental house of Merchant A. Bubnov
  • “Arab house” or Kowalewski mansion
  • “Chocolate House”
  • National Bank of Ukraine
  • “Gingerbread house” or “Pink Castle”
  • Mariinsky Palace

BEST KIEV GUIDE invites you for a walk along the gorgeous residential estate of Pechersk district with architectural masterpieces of 18-20 centuries.