Opening the residence of New Year. St. Nicholas Day

Rest in Ancient Kiev
Dates: 18 December 2021 - 19 December 2021
Park open: 10:00 - 18:00

Place: Ancient Kyiv in the Principality of Kyivan Rus  |  City: Kopachov, Ukraine

The main residence of Santa Claus opens in Ancient Kiev!

On December 18 and 19, in the Principality of Kievan Rus, the grandiose program “New Year's Tale” for children and adults will open. You will experience a real festive mood, horse-drawn sleigh rides, hot meals cooked on a bonfire, drinks and mulled wine, winter fun and New Year's author's performance.

The spectators will see a theatrical action on the main tilting-yard . The theatre of Ancient Kyiv has prepared a new author`s performance, which will be interesting and instructive both for children and for adults. You will not only see an original staging but also get a possibility to become a member of the fairytale yourself! Only in Ancient Kyiv you will hear the re-creation of the long-forgotten language - ancient Slavic. This will be the language of the performance.

Unbelievable adventures of Prince Ivan where he will receive help from the Grey Wolf will be accompanied with special effects: the performances of the horse-trick theatre, the use of the medieval weapon and fire effects. Prince Ivan will not only go in search for the gorgeous Firebird for his father-prince but will also pass through different trials, will face betrayal and find love.

Performance days: December, 18-19, 25-27 and from January, 02-07, 09-10, 15-16.

The grand opening of the Main Residence of St. Nicholas will be held this weekend in Ancient Kiev. And on this occasion there will be a real Carnival of fairy tales. It will bring together fabulous and mythical characters: Angel and Chertik, Leshy and Water, Baba Yaga, Brownie and glorious heroes from the prince's squad.

Also the guests of Ancient Kyiv will get a chance to walk the streets of the re-created city, observe the historical costume, armor and the medieval shipbuilding expositions. Visit the shop of Ancient Kyiv where you will be offered a big variety of souvenirs and gifts that can be presented both for relatives and for colleagues and chief for the New Year holidays.

It will be possible to amuse yourself with horse riding on purebred horses or in a carriage or sledges, with bow shooting in the medieval shooting gallery, with the dressing into the habitants of Ancient Kyiv by putting on the costumes from the historic costume-room.

A feeling of adrenaline for the guests will be provided by the fascinating zipline Politailo, on which everyone can not only descend from a height, but also fly over the lake and the high-speed slide “Zmiy Gorynych”, after which it will be possible to take a picture with a fire-breathing dragon.
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And of course, you can taste delicious dishes from princely cooks in the Princely Tavern and in the open air food points and in arbors.
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Also you can stay for the night in the hotel-type house «4 rooms», which is situated in a five-minutes walk from the Detinetz of Kyiv or in the hostel.

*More information about accommodation: + 38050-385-20-35.

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Gather a big company, because together it's more fun! Come and take photos and be sure to share your impressions and photos in social networks.

The guests of the Principality of Kievan Rus also have at their disposal:

  • Princely stable where you can ride a horse;
  • Fortune-teller;
  • An exposition of shipbuilding, where you can see the only reconstruction of the boat of Kievan Rus in the world (which also took part in a scientific expedition);
  • Torture reconstruction, where you can take pictures in a debt hole or at the shackles;
  • Forest lake for outdoor recreation;
  • Gift shop and amulets of Kievan Rus;

Book tickets: +38 044 461-99-37, +38 050 385-20-35

You can also buy tickets in Ancient Kyiv

In connection with unpredictable situations, weather conditions, the administration of the Ancient Kyiv can make changes to the content and timing of the program.

*One entry ticket operates per person for one day of the event!

The entrance ticket price includes only a visit to Ancient Kiev - an architectural complex of the reproduction of a medieval city. If there is a program on the day of visiting the complex, it is not additionally paid.

*Services are provided by the partners of Ancient Kyiv.


+38044 461-99-37, +38 050 385-20-35
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Ancient Kyiv in the Principality of Kyivan Rus
Kopachov, Ukraine

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