It is no secret that during the last two decades, Ukraine in general and Kiev in particular, have become a magnet for many Israelis. People of all ages come to visit, whether for a few days or for a long trip, whether as part of an independent trip or as part of an organized trip. After many years in which Ukraine was locked to Israelis behind the Soviet Iron Curtain like many other countries that belonged to the Soviet Union, including Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania and Russia itself. Ukraine in now open to Israelis and those wanting to see the secret of the magic, lost all those years but not less important, to see how a place that was once part of the communist world is changing and is now a capitalist place with a Western orientation. If there is a place that symbolizes this in Ukraine more than anything, it is undoubtedly Kiev. Those who travel to the city can enjoy a perfect combination of historical sites, buildings, palaces and ancient churches. Modern glass structures, shopping malls, shops and more which have been built since the 1990s and are still attractive, not only for Israelis but to tourists from all over the world. How to plan a vacation in Kiev? In order to enjoy an ideal holiday in Kiev, you first must consider what are the most suitable dates for the trip are. As in other parts of the former Soviet Union, Ukraine also has a very difficult winter, so the country’s tourist period is relatively short and is suitable mainly for the summer season. In order to spend your vacation in Kiev in an optimal manner, it is advisable to prepare an itinerary in advance and to read about the recommended sites for visiting the city. Anyone can find what they are looking for. Young people can find a wide variety of discos and cafes, and adults can find theaters, opera and other places where unique shows are held, whether it is international shows or local folklore shows. In addition, you can find in Kiev a wide range of museums that present the local culture and history. Museums with broader contexts can be found, whether those relating to wars, the Soviet Union and more. Along with all this, you can find in the city and its suburbs a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, day trips or beyond.