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Kiev Funicular

Sahaidachnogo Street 3, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 417 6162
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“fun ride” (10 reviews)
“cheap ride” (5 reviews)
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Sahaidachnogo Street 3, Kiev, Ukraine
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+380 44 417 6162
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to see both sides of the city. Makes getting from the riverside to the main square a 10 minute walk.

Thank john b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best way ever to get from down to up at the end of the day when you are hot, tired, and your feet hurt. Great local transportation option.

Thank ktkuw71
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The funicular looks like grand fun, but I have no idea how often it breaks down, since it was out of service for our entire week. There is a lovely walk through a leafy park down to the river, and a slow gradual climb upwards,...More

Thank seed37
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quick, efficient, inexpensive fun way to get up the hill or down to the water. You can go one way and walk the other, or ride both ways. I lingered at the top when I was done to take a few extra photos of the...More

Thank Bert S C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While not a large attraction this is a must see when in Kyiv. Take a short ride from the river to the top of St Andrews Descent and enjoy walking in the park and Podil area

Thank Kirk S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A short but fun ride, especially for kids! The funicular takes you up to the park and saves having to walk up the hill! At the bottom there was a market (on Saturday) and a fun vibrant environment with locals enjoying themselves. The funicular costs...More

Thank Kerryn72
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

For 8gr you can take the funicular either up or down the hill to the river area. It is a short ride. You purchase tickets as you get in the station to catch the funicular. There are many places to eat buy the river. On...More

1  Thank Weetbix7
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

It is possible to take a bus or metro or tram and reach all the places in Kiev very cheap travel price 14 hryvnia. It is possible to buy a loaded ticket for the Metro subway very flattened and very cheap. If you eat McDonald's,...More

Thank ham777275
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

It's consider to be as a city tranport, not a place of interest, but still it is good and fast. Depart each 15 mins

Thank Anna T
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The kids always get exited if we take this funikuler. They like the short trip to up or down. And it fascinating to take funikuler in every season.

Thank Dewiluna m
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Response from ChanGokcen | Reviewed this property |
Yes but it’s usually packed
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Response from NinaGisenberg | Reviewed this property |
yes, i used it just yesterday with my tourists :))
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