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Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery

Lavrska vul. 21, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
80 44 280-30-71
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Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery
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Built by Kiev monks back in 1051, this striking building is the most holy place in the Ukraine. The caves on the property serve as burial grounds for monks.
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Lavrska vul. 21, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic photos and lovely to hear the bells ring on the hour, weekdays better and use side entrance towards the mother statute for free entry

Thank Ashley P M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a lovely site in every way. A great piece of architecture that a must see. The inside art work is as impressive as the outside. Recommended for sure but would advise to add sings and descriptions in English it was quite an adventure to...More

Thank Farah M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very impressive, even for agnostics, and still relevant for the locals who pray in the magnificent churches.

Thank Pete C
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a nice church with beautiful paintings .It has lots of spiritual energy and you can spend some quiet time to put ur thoughts in order

Thank 66Frodo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even if you are non-religious, this site is well worth exploring. Part history lesson, part museum, part cathedral and architectural gem, a visit here will e something you will always remember.

Thank Travelin_JC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just did a walking tour on our own one afternoon and went thru the Caves. Very interesting to see all the priests that are preserved there. Very dark as you are in a cave with only candle light and narrow passageways.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a vast park with numerous churches and museums. Entrance to the main park is apx. 75 cents. Entrance to the churches is free (the bell tower needs a separate ticket). There are several museums in the park, with the most interesting one being...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Lavra a number of times over the years and it never stops amazing me. The only thing which disappoints me is that outsiders are looked upon as being more of a nuisance than anything. I find shocking how those from outside...More

Thank BOWSERZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit and walk - beautifully renovated, full of fervor. We were lucky to run into a celebration, it was very impressive and beautiful.

Thank SwissJulien
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely exquisite buildings and artworks. Fascinating history and if you are in Kyiv you'll definitely find yourself looking at churches and monasteries. This one is well worth a look. I had a business associate who showed me round buy I saw little evidence of support...More

Thank TRBUK
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noropin
What time is the tour?
22 April 2017|
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Response from Ron M | Reviewed this property |
Good idea on the candle!! Also they are made there by the monks from bees wax!! They are very inexpensive and you will be surprised at how many people back home like them! I bring at least a dozen or so back from each... More
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noropin
What time are they picking me up at my hotel? I am at stan gret hotel ?? Joel gomez
22 April 2017|
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Response from Yuliya S | Reviewed this property |
Hello ! Sorry I don't know your arrangements. If you booked a private tour usually you chose the time
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michellefisher2002
how much is is it to visit all floors and bell tower and how much is the photo ticket? all websites have full detils of layout etc then say it is a pay area but never say how much!!!!
15 April 2017|
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Response from Randy H | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember the price, but it is not expensive. In USD it may be between $3 to $5. The photo ticket is usually around $1 or less.
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