Kiev is becoming a weekend city. Officials and unqualified statistics say so. In general, in 2018 the capital of Ukraine was visited by about 4 million guests, and in 2019 their number increased to 5 million.

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What is it that makes Kiev so attractive to local and foreign tourists? In fact, there is a lot to do and see in the city. Here are a few locations that attract:

  • Sofievskaya Square and Poshtova Square
  • Independence Square
  • Andriyivsky Descent


However, it is not only beautiful places and places of interest that attract tourists. The city is well developed in business and medical tourism. Below is a list of things to do in Kiev in spring and summer, museums, places of interest and art.

Guests of the capital say about their motivations

Recently Kiev state administration conducted a survey during which 2 thousand tourists were interviewed. As it turned out, the most common reason for visiting the capital is to see relatives and see the city. Also come for shopping, festivals, business trips. Among the most common reasons is also worth noting the treatment.

It turned out that the most visited events of 2019 among music lovers were Atals Weekend and UPark Festival. Foodies preferred numerous gastronomic festivals, doctors placed an international congress, and people from the business sphere – Invest Kyiv Forum and Kyiv Smart City Forum.
Among foreigners Ukraine was most often visited by Europeans (57%) and Asians (32%). Also in the capital you can meet guests from the U.S., Africa, Israel, Belarus, New Zealand and Australia.

Foreigners prefer to get medical treatment in Ukraine

At the same time, one of the most frequent reasons for foreigners to visit the capital is treatment. Medical tourism attracts tens of thousands of foreigners to Ukraine every year. According to foreigners, the medical level in Kiev is very high and affordable from the financial point of view. Most often foreigners come to Kiev for stomatological, ophthalmological, cardio-surgical treatment and solution of reproductive problems.

Foreigners choose the following medical centers in Kiev for treatment:

  • Nadia Clinic – Reproductology Kiev
  • Institute of Cellular Medicine – Stem Cells Kiev
  • Spizhenko Clinic – oncology in Kiev
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How do you plan to attract guests to Kiev?

The capital city is developing rapidly. I mean both new objects that attract tourists by their aesthetics and development of medical sphere.
So, Kiev has got the alley of artists, glass bridge, renewed park on Vladimirskaya Hill. There are excellent pedestrian and bicycle routes through the central part of the city, picturesque green areas, many museums: the Art Museum, the Museum of History, the Museum of Mikhail Bulgakov, the Museum of the History of Kiev and others.

Meanwhile in the field of medicine all conditions for comfortable stay of foreigners in the country are created. Agencies render full assistance services. They help foreigners find a medical facility for treatment, arrange a flight, lodging, interpreter support, and even an interesting leisure time in the capital of Ukraine.

All this makes Kiev a great option for visiting at your leisure and health issues!