Situated around 12 km south of Kiev, the Pirogovo open-air museum is one of the best in Ukraine. Numerous villages are scattered around the large grounds, each representing a different region of the country. Visitors are free to wander in and around windmills, peasant huts, churches and barns.
During the summer, craftsmen work here and sell pottery, carvings and other items. The restaurants here rank amongst the best places to eat shashlyk.