Dnipro day trips from Kyiv — north to Chornobyl and south to Kaniv – will also be developed

, said Infrastructure Minister, Vladyslav Krykliy, in a recent online forum dedicated to reviving river tourism in Ukraine. “The restoration of inland waterways is not only about increasing cargo traffic on the river, but also about the development of passenger river transport,” Krykliy said. Chornobyl, a major international tourism destination, is 100 km upriver from the Kyiv Hydroelectric Station. Kaniv, home of the hillside grave of Taras Shevchenko, is about 130 km downriver from Kyiv’s River Station, in Podil.