Private City Tour of Kherson

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For people who want to open the unknown part of Ukraine. We invite you to visit the pearl of the South - Kherson city the capital of Tavria region. City tour of Kherson explores what you won’t find in the guidebooks: facts that are not known, long forgotten, that are not discussed, and that are overlooked. You will learn the amazing history of Kherson, without which the history of the Southern Ukraine would not exist.
Kherson was founded in 1778  by military leader Grigory Potemkin - Prince Tavricheski /Tauride/ as a fortress to protect the newly acquired Black Sea frontage of Russia. The town became the first Russian naval base and shipyard on the Black Sea. He leaded the settlement economical assimilation of the Southern Black Sea region, foundation of the cities: Kherson, Mykolaev, Sevastopol, and Ekaterinislav, organisation of Black Sea Fleet, Formation of Black Sea Cossack Battalion.Today Kherson is the city with the Cargo Port what deliver agricultural products to different country of the world. Also Kherson well known as major ship-building industry town.During 3 hours tour guide pick up you from the hotel and you can expect the most interesting places of Kherson: Kherson Fortress Assemble 1781-1786, Artillery Arsenal 1784, The Cathedral of St. Catherine 1781, Well 1784, Gunpowder Cellars 1784, Ochakov Gate, Moskow Gate, Monument to the shipbuilders on the river bank, River port, Monuments to: Grigory Alexandrovich Potemkin (1739-1791), Aleksandr Vasil‘evich Suvorov (1730-1800), Fyodor Fyodorovich Ushakov (1745-1817), Greek Sopia Church, Kherson Musical school, Firs Yacht Club founded by Nikolay II – the last Emperor of Russia, Monument to the WWII, The Chabad Synagogue XIX, The Scarlatto House XIX, The academic musical-dramatic theater was built in 1884. Architect B. Dabrowski took one of the best theaters of the Russian Empire - Odessa Opera House - as the basis of the project, Scythian pectoral monument and etc.Local food market will interesting for you to know a lot kind of fresh, salted, salmon fish ant it caviar what are in Dnipro, fresh tomato, hot-red-chilli-pepper, cucumber, potato, melon, water-melon and etc.Tour ends with the hotel drop-off or you can stay on Ushakova pedestrian street in down town.

What’s included

  • Private guided tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Walking tour - guide will pick-up you at the centrally located Hotel or apartment of your stay in Kherson
  • Transport by private car or minivan, minibus
  • Learn about the Kherson from professional guide
  • Tour includes transportation by private car or minivan, minibus and pickup and hotel drop-off (except walking tour)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Extra service
  • Transportation in case of walking tour
  • Entrance fees to the museums
  • Please know that you should pay entrance fees for your private guide

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Excellent value for money
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
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