When visiting Kiev you will certainly discover that this is no longer a post-soviet capital, but a highly developed city with all the possible amenities. There are now various shopping malls, markets, shops offering the famous brands, cafés, beauty salons and entertainment centers.
The molls of Kiev deserve special attention. Among them are the Blockbuster, Dreamtown, Bol’schevik, City Entertainment, Terminal, Olimpiyskiy, Globus, Karavan Megastore, Alta Center, Arena City, Gorodok molls. They all offer reasonable prices and a good choice. To know more about these molls, read our brief reviews of them. We wish you to have a good time while shopping in Kiev!
Here you can find the first in Ukraine IMAX cinema with 3-D technologies, carting, rock climbing, tennis club, laser tag hall, rollerdrome, skating ring, soft toy park and small train for children and quite a number of restaurants and cafés.
The main advantage of the Blockbuster moll is that it is situated close to the Petrovka metro station, so it is easily accessible from any part of the city.
Address: Kiev, 34-V Moskovsky Ave.
Web site: www.blockbuster.net.ua
Tel.: (044) 498-30-00
The name of this mall speaks for itself. It is a unique place which makes it possible to travel to different countries without leaving the building. Two blocks of the moll are decorated in style of different countries and cities, among which Russia, France, Greece, London, Hollywood and other famous places.
Here you can not only entertain yourself, but also enjoy shopping. At the block #1 you can find quite a number of shops selling clothes, shoes, accessories and cosmetics. The skating ring, bowling, playground for children, cinema, bars and restaurants will make you stay for a whole day. You can devote time to yourself and visit one of the beauty salons or take your clothes to the dry-cleaner.
At the block #2 there is a remarkable choice of furniture, household goods and a huge hypermarket.
Address: Kiev, 16 Obolonsky Ave.
Tel.: (044) 428-36-10
This mall is intended for well-to-do people ready to spend quite a sum for shopping and to get pleasure from this activity. Here you can find goods of high quality – cloths, shoes, cosmetics, goods for children, sport articles, household products, souvenirs and a lot of other goods.
There is a hypermarket on the first level. All the boutiques are situated on the second level, and on the third level you can find a variety of exquisite furniture and other goods for decoration.
If you get tired from shopping, you can enjoy sophisticated southern cuisine at the sushi-bar or drop by the sandwich-bar.
Address: Kiev, 6 Hetmana Str.
This is a real Titanic among all the malls in Kiev region. It is situated on the outskirts of the capital and occupies vast territory.
On the first level you can find a huge ‘Mega-market’ and appliance store.
On the second level you can entertain yourself and visit the ‘Ledovaya Arena’ skating ring, the ‘Butterfly’ cinema, carting, bowling or play the ‘Hyperboloid’ laser game. If you prefer to relax in a calm atmosphere, refresh and heal your spirit, you will enjoy the sauna, Turkish baths and fitness-center. Afterwards it would be great to have a glass of fresh juice at the fresh-bar.
The Terminal Mall will also become a favourite place for your children, as it offers a play ground, water park and a lot of other attractions.
Address: Brovary (eastern suburb of Kiev), 316 Kievska Str.
This conveniently placed shopping centre is one of the most popular in Kiev. You can easily reach it by metro as it is situated close to the ‘Olimpiyskiy Stadion’ station.
There are more than 200 shops on the four levels of the mall with a wide choice of various goods to satisfy any taste and pocket.
One of the main advantages of the mall is its underground parking for 240 cars.
The Olimpiyskiy Mall supports the idea of a modern society and developed business city where life never stops.
Address: Kiev, 72 Velyka Vasylkivska Str.
Tel.: (044) 585-25-25
This shopping center is placed in the very heart of the capital, surrounded by such historical places as the Maidan Nezalezhnosti (central square) and Khreshchatyk Str. You can travel to the mall by metro, as the first level of the Globus Mall is linked to the ‘Maidan Nezalezhnosti’ station.
The Globus Mall offers you the shops and cafes of high level, which you will be pleased to visit after a long excursion around the city.
Address: Kiev, the Maidan Nezalezhnosti
Tel.: (044) 585-11-37, 38, 39
This mall is one of the biggest in Ukraine. The outdoor parking on its territory provides 1 350 places. The Caravan Megastore mall is considered to be one of the places of interest in the capital. It differs from other malls with its flexible pricing policy and possibility to offer its clients a remarkable variety of goods.
You will find it pleasurable to spend time here enjoying beautiful decorations and relaxing muzak. If you come with your children, you can take them to the playground and commit yourself to shopping.
Address: Kiev, 12 Lugova Str.
Web site: http://karavan.com.ua
Tel.: (044) 461-82-12, 461-82-14
The Alta Center mall provides shopping and rest at the same time. It is a good alternative to boutiques, as it offers goods of high quality and famous brands gathered under one roof. If you are a fan of such brands as Gucci, Nina Ricci, Roberto Cavalli, Christian Lacroix, Salvatore Ferragamo and other luxurious fashion houses, you will find them at the Alta Center mall. These world brands are provided by Helen Marlen, Magazine outlet, Levi`s and other boutiques.
There are the appliances supermarket Comfy and cosmetics shop Brocard on the first level of the mall.
Address: Kiev, 15 Movskovsky Ave.
Tel.: (044) 426-54-55
The Arena City mall peculiar architecture unites the old and new times. It is a home for luxury and high quality. More than 60 boutiques, beauty salon, design studio and café are here for you to relax and do shopping.
When it is warm outside you can also enjoy the outdoor café, where sophisticated cuisine and good music will create the atmosphere of holiday and will help you to relax.
Address: Kiev, 1-3/2 Krasnoarmeyska/Basseyna Str.
Tel.: (044) 494-44-75
The GorodoOk mall provides shopping and cafés to relax between eyeing the shop-windows and trying on blouses and skirts.
The world brands are represented at the boutiques of the mall, among which Timberland, Voronin, Brocard, Dexone, SELA and others.
You can find at the shops of the GorodOk mall such goods as cloths, shoes, cosmetics, goods for children, jewelry, household appliances, mobile phones and accessories for them, souvenirs and a lot of other items.
Address: Kiev, 23 Moskovsky Ave.
Tel.: (044) 537-67-30