Pyrogovo tour: Ukrainian folk architecture and life museum
Pyrohovo (or Pyrogiv) is the largest ethnographic open-air museum in Europe. It is located on the Southern outskirts of Kiev. One may find more than 100 authentic Ukrainian buildings there: wooden or clay living houses from all regions of our country, wooden churches, mills, smithies, rural school and so on. Different original household objects are gathered in these houses, including furniture, tools, traditional clothes etc.
Any time of any season you are welcome to visit Pyrogovo and enjoy relaxing on the open air. Different folk festivals and holidays are hold there. So, you may participate in Ukrainian traditions, dance, and, just for fun, take part in classes and help smith, weaver or potter in their work. Try yourself in horse ride, or on carriage, and buy a lot of traditional souvenirs.
Finally, when you get tired and hungry – welcome to Ukrainian restaurant! A big choice of national delicious dishes, tasty drinks, and live music – all these pleasant things will complete your impressions about Ukraine.
Duration: 3 hours and more
Pyrohovo is popular with visitors, but its territory is huge and can easily accomodate everyone
There is a lot of flowers everywhere
Wooden churches look very nice
Everything is looking like in a typical Ukrainian village 100 years
Some more husbandry buildings
One of the examples of rural architecture of bygone years
Houses and churches are neighbours
Enjoy horseride in Pyrogovo
Traditional live music