Take this 3 minute trip for amazing views over the Dnipro river and surrounding area.
Stand up for the best view at the front of the train
This 114 year old funicular is 238 metres in length and goes from Mykhailivska at the upper station down to Poshtova at the lower station in around 3 minutes. As you are travelling up or down on one of the two cars you’ll see wonderful views over the river Dnipro.
At the top you can visit Saint Michael’s Monastery and Saint Sophia’s Cathedral and are you are just 5 minutes walk to Andriivs’kyi descent. At the bottom you can visit the river port and Kontraktova Ploshcha.
How to Use
- Kyiv Smart Card – Tap the card on the turnstile to enter
- PayPass – If you have a Mastercard contactless card or mobile wallet (Google Pay, Apple Wallet), simply tap your card or device on the reader
- Cash – If you wish to pay by cash, you need to queue at the ticket booth and buy a token which you need to put in the slot in the turnstile
Once through the turnstile wait on the steps for the next funicular.
It can get very busy at peak periods going up, so you’re best option is to take the trip down (the view is the same!)
Nearest Metro Poshtova Ploshcha Address Kiev Funicular, Kyiv, Ukraine Open Every Day
How to Find As you exit the metro, look to your left and you'll see an arched building
Something not right? Let us know