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Svitlytsya Handicraft Gallery

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Address: Lavrska vul. 21, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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501-79-19
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These seem to be the real thing and worth an effort while you are here at the Monastery. It is hard to find but worth it and it is n the basement, I did not end up buying anything... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These seem to be the real thing and worth an effort while you are here at the Monastery. It is hard to find but worth it and it is n the basement, I did not end up buying anything but there was and an OK selection of Ukrainian arts and crafts. I did not see any other souvenir/art shops while... More 

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Aktau, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

I am glad I looked up more than the address before heading over here, although once you find it, you can't believe you didn't see it the first time. Had a lovely experience in there learning about the different crafts - although Russian is mandatory to actually have a conversation :) Unfortunately, most of the lovely embroidery was not for... More 

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Reviewed 1 June 2012

It’s no secret that most of the “folk” or “national” souvenirs are made in China these days. But if you are not interested in cheap trash of mass production that you can easily find on Maidan, Andriivskiy Descent and near Lavra, and if you are ready to pay for the authentic handmade Ukrainian souvenirs, Svitlytsya gallery, located between Kyiv Pechersk... More 

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