Hotel Amarant is located in a central part of the city: the ancient and historical district Podil. It is especially convenient for guests of the Ukrainian capital as it is located close to the main cultural and historical sights of Kyiv.
Among the famous sights of Podil are:
Kyiv river port, Kyiv Mohyla Academy, mansion of Russian Emperor Peter the Great, Florivsky and Pokrovskyi Convents, restored church of Bogorodytsa-Pirogoshcha, Illinska church (1962), church of Mykola Naberezhnyi, church of Saint Nicholas (Nikoly Prytyska) (1631), St. Cyril's Monastery 12th century (reconstructed in Ukrainian Baroque style by Ivan Hryhorovych-Barskyi in 1760) with elements of medieval interior frescoes, iconostasis of the end of 19th century and murals made by painter Mikhail Vrubel, Kiev funicular, Fountain of Samson, Gostynnyi Dvir etc.
The main street which has connected Podil with the upper-town for centuries is Andriyivskyy Descent, which was always considered to be similar to Montmartre in Paris. Here you can always see painters, showing their works, singers and artists and many interesting hand crafts. Most of the foreign state`s embassies are located on Andriyivskyy Descent, many business centers and little bars and cafes, where you can have a good time. The nearest subway stations are – “Taras Shevchenko” and “Kontraktova square”.
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