Concert Venue in Kyiv

House of Organ & Chamber Music

Housed in neo-Gothic St Nicholas' Cathedral built by Wladislaw Horodecki.
Opera in Kyiv

Taras Shevchenko National Opera Theatre

Performances at this lavish theatre (opened 1901) are grandiose affairs, but tickets are cheap. True disciples of Ukrainian culture should not miss a performance of Zaporozhets za Dunaem (Zaporizhzhyans Beyond the D…
DJ in Kyiv


A well-hidden place for those in the know, this DJ bar is good at mixing – both sounds and liquids. Enter Polyana wine store and look for the unmarked glass door on the left. Don't come too early.
Club in Kyiv


Best place to check what's up with indie music in Ukraine and Russia. Live concerts pretty much daily. Inside Bessarabsky Rynok market.
Concert Venue in Kyiv


This industrial-style multi-storey venue, complete with roof terrace, caters to all musical tastes from techno to heavy metal with a sprinkling of theatre and poetry readings. The best of the best in Ukrainian and f…
Club in Kyiv

Arena Night Club

Top-end club.
Theatre in Kyiv

Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theatre

Kyiv's most respected theatre has been going strong since 1888.
Theatre in Kyiv

Koleso Kafe-Theatre

This semi-avant-garde theatre has an informal, cafe-like environment. Performances involve much song and dance as well as food, so understanding the language is not essential.
Live Music in Kyiv

National Philharmonic

Originally the Kyiv Merchants' Assembly headquarters, this beautiful building is now home to the national orchestra.
Stadium in Kyiv

Olympic Stadium

Kiev's new slick football arena hosted the Euro 2012 football (soccer) final. Today it's the home arena of Dynamo. You can visit the arena on a guided tour that takes place every two hours on the hour between 11am a…