Where to ride a sled in Kiev: choose a hill in your area
Snow and cold this year came early to the capital of Ukraine.
The most active have already got from the cabinets sleighs, skates, skis and snowboards, and the little one began to roll over the slides.
Sledding is a winter entertainment typical for Christmas trees, carnivals, patronal feasts.
Adrenaline, speed, danger and fun in the snow are guaranteed to you.
Vgorode figured out where in Kiev you can find the best slopes for skiing.
As it is not strange, there are class slides for sled practically in all regions of Kiev.
Some are particularly complex and suitable only for real brave souls.
So roll out the slopes on Obolonskaya embankment.
In winter, the concrete slopes of the embankment, covered with snow, turn into a springboard for skating. Ride here whole families. Places are enough for all. Local fans of thrills fill the slides with water and dissect at high speeds.
How to get there: metro "Minskaya" from it by trolleybus №24 or by foot 10 minutes
To the lake are gentle slopes, on which you can triple winter pokatushki. In total, on Lake Verbnoe, children roll from four to seven slides. So there is enough space for everyone. The main thing is to be careful and not to fly into a tree.
How to get there: from the metro station "Obolon" by bus №582 and №180, or by bus №73
Podilsky Descent is a great place for skiing.
At the beginning of the Podolsky Descent, there are several good slides, on which more than one generation of Kievites ride. There are steep and gentle slides, you can try to go skiing.
How to get there: from the metro station "Lukyanovskaya" by trolleybus No. 18 (trams # 11, 12, 19 are also near Podol)
Birch Grove Park
On the Priory the trails start near the Shevchenko hut, which is on Vyshgorodskaya. There are a lot of slides and slopes.
How to get there: by trolleybus №18, by bus №32 and 72.
Botanical Garden. Fomina
There are several slides for the extremals in the Fomin Botzade.
In the botsad you can find very steep slides, and more gently sloping. In general - about 10 slides and 5 slopes for fans of adrenaline. In the park there is also a very steep hill with a large angle of inclination. It can be found among trees, local residents pour it with ice.
How to get there: metro station "University".
Be careful - on the Landscape very steep slides.
You need to be prepared for the fact that the slides here are extremely high and steep. Often they are poured with ice, which makes the descent more extreme. Ride here not on sledges, but on cartons, tires and bags. Do not risk sending slides to small children.
How to get there: Metro "Independence Square". From the metro go by trolleybus №18 or №16 to Bolshaya Zhitomirskaya.
Gorki on Nivki will please even in adults.
There are a lot of yards in the park, in which locals roll down slides of varying degrees of steepness. Also in winter, an ice rink is poured here, so you can come with your skates.
How to get there: metro station "Nivki".
Protasov Yar is a metropolitan Mecca for skiers and snowboarders.
Here, mostly skiing and snowboarding. There are two descents: one for beginners, the more gentle, the second for masters, risking descent from a steep hill. This year, prices have risen by 15%. Take advantage of 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. at one o'clock.
How to get there: Protasov Yar street, 23a (from the metro station "Olympic" by trolleybus №40)
Thanks to many slides and slopes - Batyevka mountain is a favorite place for winter entertainment of local residents.
Here locals build good slides, both for kids and adults. Gentle slides can be found inside the park, and steeper ones are located on the intersection of the street of the Mechanizers and Kudryashov.
How to get there: by trolleybus №3 from Solomenskaya square to the final stop; Trolleybus number 40 from the metro station "Olympic".
In the park of Glory their tricks are shown by the most risky extremals.
Park of Eternal Glory next to Lavra, namely its slopes will appeal to fans of slides. Long and gentle slopes attract in the snowy weather both children and adults. Also here often conduct snow battles.
How to get there: 10 minutes from the metro station "Arsenalnaya".
Park them. Rylsky
Goloseevsky Park is ideal for sledging and skiing.
In the park there are several steep slides and quite a lot more gentle. Also in December, they will open a ski track, 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 warm up, you can also find stalls with hot tea and coffee, and a playground in the park.
How to get there: metro station "Goloseevskaya", Goloseevsky avenue, 98/2.
The Feofaniya Park
Winter Feofaniya is a magical place for walking and skating.
In winter Feofania is in a special way beautiful. Walking here is a pleasure. Also on the territory you can find a lot of sloping slopes, which are suitable for not too dangerous pokatushki on the sled.
How to get there: by minibus №548 from metro stations "VDNKH", "Hippodrome" to the final stop on Metrologicheskaya street. The cost of visiting the park: 5-10 hryvnia.
Bald mountain suitable for skiing, tobogganing and snowboarding.
A mystical place can boast of slides and descents for every taste. Ride here, both on sledges, and on skis and snowboards. Since the place is quite far from the nearest shops - stock up warm tea in thermos and sandwiches.
How to get there: metro station "Vydubychi".
Hydropark is ideal for skiing.
Unfortunately, there are almost no slides, but there are ski runs. There is a wide comfortable ski track - two can miss.
How to get there: metro station "Hydropark".
The Wolf Mountain
Wolf mountain in the Dnieper region.
Local residents have chosen a mountain for snow pokatushek. Although the hills here and not steep, but children will like.
How to get there: st. Andrei Malyshko, the metro station "Chernigov".
Park of Partisan Glory
Inhabitants of Darnytsya district go for a drive in Partizanskaya.
Local residents ride here and on sledges, and on skis. The terrain here is hilly.
How to get there: from metro station "Darnitsa" and "Kharkivska" by shuttle bus №45 to the stop "Poliklinika" (Park of Partisan Glory).
Descents near the canal
The slides around the canal are ideal for young children.
For the ride, locals have chosen a place near the canal. Slides here are not very steep, skating is best when a lot of snow fell.
How to get there: minibus number 180 to Zakrevsky Street.