Chernihiv is a poem not less interesting and significant that the poem about Kyiv. It means a long-standing grandeur and rivalry between Chernihiv and Kyiv, Chernigiv own profound culture and traditions. It is a museum town, conservation area with many centuries of history, culture, memorial places and museums. Chernihiv was the second important town in the Ancient Kievan Rus'. Chernihiv’s golden age was the 12th early 13 century. A major centre of culture in Old Rus, Chernihiv rivaled Kiev in territory and might. The city main tended close commercial ties with many lands of Old Rus, the Byzantine Empire, and Western Europe. Chernihiv’s jewellers and gun-smiths were famous for their high-quality jewellery, weapons, dishes and bowls. Especially popular was their silverware. Today, the best examples of these articles are exhibited in many museums of Ukraine and Chernihiv. Preserved in the city are unique monuments of architecture of the 11th-13th centuries. Located on the territory of the medieval citadel, also called the Rampart, is the oldest monument of 11th century Old Rus architecture. Over 15 object for demonstrating in these preserve. The main places of interest are concentrated in the architectural and historic conservation preserving monuments of the Ancient Kievan Rus' times architecture contemporaneous with the poem "The Lay of Igor's Warfare" (Piatnitska church – 12th century), Ukrainian baroque (Kateriniska church – 18th century), "age-mates" of the St. Sofia cathedral in Kyiv – Spaso-Preobrazhenskyi cathedral (11th century) and many others, such as Borysohlebskyi cathedral (12th century) Chernigivskyi Collegiums (18th century), Yeletskyi Convent, Caves of Antnonii (17th century).
Free time for the lunch after the tour at local cafe.