Where to go sledding in Kiev: choose a hill in your area
Snow and cold this year came early to the capital of Ukraine.
The most active ones already got sledges, skates, skis and snowboards from the cabinets, and the little one began to run the slides.
Sledding is a winter pastime typical for Christmas, carnival, and patronal holidays.
Adrenaline, speed, danger and funny fuss in the snow are guaranteed.
Vgorode figured out where in Kiev you can find the best ski slopes.
It is not strange, cool slides for sleds are in almost all areas of Kiev.
Some are particularly complex and are only suitable for real daredevils.
So roll the slopes on the Obolonskaya embankment.
In winter, the concrete slopes of the embankment, covered with snow, turn into a springboard for skiing. They ride here as whole families. Enough space for everyone. Local thrill-seekers flood the slides with water and dissect at high speeds.
How to get there: the metro station "Minskaya" from it by trolleybus number 24 or on foot 10 minutes
Gentle slopes lead to the lake, on which you can triple winter pokatushki. In total, on the Palm Lake, children roll from four to seven slides. So there is enough space for everyone. The main thing is to be careful and not fly into a tree.
How to get there: from the Obolon metro station by minibus No. 582 and No. 180, or by bus No. 73
Podolsky descent is a great place for skiing.
At the beginning of Podolsky descent there are several good slides on which more than one generation of Kiev rides. There are steep and gentle slides, you can try skiing down.
How to get there: from the metro station "Lukyanovskaya" by trolleybus No. 18 (trams No. 11, 12, 19 also run near Podol)
Park Birch Grove
On Priorke, the tracks begin near the Shevchenko hut, which is on Vyshgorodskaya. There are a lot of slides and descents.
How to get there: trolley bus number 18, bus number 32 and 72.
Botanical Garden Fomina
There are several slides for extreme sportsmen in the Fomin Botanical Garden.
In the botanical garden you can find very steep slides, and more gentle. In total - about 10 gentle slides and 5 slopes for adrenaline lovers. The park also has a very steep hill with a large angle of inclination. It can be found among the trees, the locals fill it with ice.
How to get there: Universitet metro station.
Be careful - on the landscape there are very steep slides.
You need to be prepared for the fact that the slides here are extremely high and steep. Often they are flooded with ice, which makes the descent more extreme. They ride here not on sledges, but on cartons, tires and bags. Do not risk sending small children to ride the slides.
How to get there: metro station "Independence Square". From the metro go by trolleybus No. 18 or No. 16 to Bolshaya Zhytomyr.
Slides on Nivki will appeal to even adults.
The park has a lot of spring, in which locals roll slides of varying degrees of coolness. Also in winter, an ice rink is poured here, so you can come with your skates.
How to get there: Nivki metro station.
Protasov Yar - the capital's Mecca for skiers and snowboarders.
It is mainly skiing and snowboarding. There are two descents: one for beginners, more gentle, the second for masters at risk of descending a steep hill. This year, prices have risen by 15%. To use the lift service this year will cost from 5 to 15 hryvnia. Rental of ski equipment from 50 to 140 hryvnia per hour, for snowboarding - from 25 to 90 UAH. Night skating (on the night from Saturday to Sunday) from 80 to 170 UAH. in hour.
How to get there: 23a Protasov Yar Street (from the Olimpiyskaya metro station by trolleybus number 40)
Thanks to the many slides and slopes, Batyeva Gora is a favorite place for winter entertainments of local residents.
Here, local residents equip good slides, both for kids and adults. Gentle slides can be found inside the park, and the steeper ones are located on the side of the intersection of Mechanizatorov and Kudryashov Streets.
How to get there: trolleybus number 3 from Solomenskaya Square to the final stop; trolleybus number 40 from the metro station "Olympic".
In the Park of Glory, the most risky extremes show their tricks.
Eternal Glory Park next to the Lavra, namely its slopes will appeal to fans of slides. Long and gentle slopes attract both children and adults in snowy weather. Also, snow battles are often held here.
How to get there: 10 minutes from the Arsenalnaya metro station.
Park them. Rylsky
Goloseevsky park is ideal for sledding and skiing.
The park has several steep slides and quite a few more gentle. Also in December, a ski run will be opened here, on which everyone can ride. Visitors will be able to rent ski equipment, there will be instructors. The length of the route is 368 meters. If you want to keep warm, then in the park you can also find stalls with hot tea and coffee, and a playground.
How to get there: metro station "Goloseevskaya", Goloseevsky prospekt, 98/2.
Winter Feofania is a magical place for walking and skiing.
In winter, Feofania is especially beautiful. Walking here is a pleasure. Also on the territory you can find many downhill slopes that are suitable for not too dangerous sledges.
How to get there: by minibus No. 548 from the metro stations "VDNH", "Hippodrome" to the final stop on the metrological street. The cost of visiting the park: 5-10 hryvnia.
Bald Mountain suitable for skiing, sledding and snowboarding.
The mystical place boasts slides and slopes for every taste. They ride here, both sledding, skiing and snowboarding. Since the place is quite distant from the nearest shops - stock up on warm tea in thermoses and sandwiches.
How to get there: metro "Vydubychi".
The hydropark is ideal for skiing.
Unfortunately, there are almost no slides, but there are ski slopes. There is a wide comfortable ski track - two can stretch out.
How to get there: Gidropark metro station.
Wolf Mountain in the Dnieper region.
Locals have chosen the mountain for snow pokatushek. Although the slides here are not steep, the children will like it.
How to get there: st. Andrey Malyshko, Chernihiv metro station.
Partisan Glory Park
Residents of the Darnitsky district ride in Partizank.
Locals go sledding and skiing here. The terrain here is hilly.
How to get there: from the metro station "Darnitsa" and "Kharkivskaya" by minibus No. 45 to the stop "Polyclinic" (Park of Partisan Glory).
Descent near the canal
The slides around the canal are ideal for young children.
For skiing, local residents chose a place near the canal. The slides here are not very steep, it is best to ride when there is a lot of snow.
How to get there: minibus number 180 to Zakrevsky street.