Kiev - Ukraine
Kiev lies on the Dnieper River in northerm Ukraine. The city is famous for theatres such as the Shevchenko Theatre of Opera and Ballet. The most important of the city's many museums are the Kiev State Historical Museum, the Kiev State Museum of Russian Art, and the Kiev State Museum of Ukrainian Art. Also the Pecherskaya is the oldest Ukrainean monastery. The city is ancient with a long history. One thousand years ago it was known as the "Mother of Rus Cities." During World War II it suffered heavy bombing but was restored by the 1950s. In the 1960s large reservoirs were created by the dams of the huge Kiev and Kaniv hydroelectric stations. From the 1970s Kiev thrived as a modern city with a well-developed economic and cultural life. The emergence of an independent Ukraine in the early 1990s renewed Kiev's status as a major European capital. The following 14 cruises call at Kiev. Please note that these are vacation departure dates and not necessarily sailing dates. Discover more by clicking the cruise name or ship or click the Enquire button if you want to check availability and pricing.