Arboretum Sofiyevka Park in Uman from Kiev

Outdoor Activities in Uman

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A monument to landscape architecture art of 17- 19 centuries. In Ukraine is located in the town of Uman in the Cherkasy region. The Park was created by Ukrainian and Russian serfs under supervision of talented architect and engineer Ludwig Metzel. This creation is called the "Ukrainian miracle".
Visit: Sofiyivka Park, Uman, Cherkasy OblastA monument to landscape architecture art of 17- 19 centuries. In Ukraine is located in the town of Uman in the Cherkasy region. The Park was created by Ukrainian and Russian serfs under supervision of talented architect and engineer Ludwig Metzel. This creation is called the "Ukrainian miracle". The Sofiyevka Park is a model of free landscape Ukrainian composition. It represents integrity of the creative ideas and elaborated interconnection of landscape, water, plants, various constructions and sculptures. Every detail in the park plays its own aesthetic and functional role. It is a combination of artificial grottos, waterfalls, mountain picks, channels, stone labyrinths, with fountains, pavilions, garden-houses, sculptures and marble statues of ancient gods, goddesses, philosophers and poets. Architecture of some buildings in the Park will remind you in miniature some famous places of Europe. Among them are: Entrance Gate (1850-1852) by architects A. Stakenschneider and I. Makutin; flora pavilion (1842-44) by architects Rapponey and Stakenschneider; Grotto of Venus (1796-1800) representing an ancient temple with the statue of Venus of Melos; Renaissance-style pink pavilion on the Island of Love (1850-52); Amsterdam lock (1796-1800); China garden-house (1841) and many others.Program of the tour: 8am  Meeting.8am  Departure to Uman 200 km in one way route.11am  Arrival to Uman "Arboretum Park "Sofiyevka".11am-1pm Walking guided tour by representatives of the Sofiyevka park.1pm-2pm Free time on the territory of Sofievka.2pm-3pm Free time for the lunch in city center. (optional)3pm Departure.6pm  Arrival to Kiev.

What’s included

  • Private guided tour
  • Local Pprofessional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-way private transfer
  • Transportation by private vehicle ar by minivan, minibus.

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to the territory Park (approx. US$ 4 per person)
  • Food and drinks. Lunch (local cafe: approx. US $5 per person)
  • Souvenirs and photos are available on the territory
  • Another language speaking guide is on request. (subject for the pricing)
  • Extra services
  • Entry/Admission - Sofiyivka Park

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Led by a local guide
  • Ideal choice for families
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