"Internet and international telephony in Kiev" Kiev Favorite Tip by socheid

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Favorite thing: Hi all,

Ignore the heading above. This is not a reference to my favourite thing about Kiev. It is merely some info that some people may find useful.

If you are looking to use a local telephone box to make an international phone call then the place to go is the main post office ('poshta' in local language if you are asking for directions to get there) on the corner of Independence Square and Khreshchatik Boulevard.

As well as all the services that you would expect from a main post office there is a telephone office accessed from the doorway on Khreshchatik. It is open from 08:00 - 22:00. Handover cash to the person at the counter and she will telll you which number of phone booth to use. At the end if you go back to the counter you will be repayed any unused credit that you have left over.

To dial internationally from this telephone office the international access code is 810. Therefore:-

To ring UK - 810 44...
To ring Australia - 810 61...
To ring USA - 810 1...

etc depending on the target country that you are ringing.

There are 2 places in this block where you can access the internet. 1 is accessed from the post office main door on Independence Square right beside the corner with Khreshchatik. The second is accessed from the next door along on Independence square and according to the sign appears to be 24 hour.

You can also access the internet from an internet joint in Metrograd underground shopping centre. Metrograd is underneath Khreshchatik Boulevard at the Arena City end of Khreshchatik. Right beside the internet place there is a big food court where ths is around a dozen stalls selling different varieties of bargain priced food.

Keep well,

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  • Updated Oct 23, 2007
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