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Kyiv Pechersk Lavra

Kyiv, Ukraine
4.7 / 15
Kiev-Pechersk Lavra is an Orthodox monastery complex in Kiev, Ukraine. One of the largest Christian shrine centers in the country. A landmark of history and architecture.
Address:вулиця Лаврська, 15, Київ
Phone:+380 44 255 1105
Hours:monday: 06:00–20:00 tuesday: 06:00–20:00 wednesday: 06:00–20:00 thursday: 06:00–20:00 friday: 06:00–20:00 saturday: 06:00–20:00 sunday: 06:00–20:00

This is a refreshingly happy of sorts religious monument. Forget about being a tourist and just join the crowds, go around and soak the atmosphere. Yo.. Read more »
It’s not really “free” to enter but 100 UAH to pay. But of course it’s worth paying the amount as you’ll get to see amazing monastery with so many be.. Read more »
My goal is to travel to Ukraine to Kyiv. Extraordinary beauty, power and strength. I believe that everyone who is not even religious should visit here.. Read more »
Nice historical place. Recommend to use the guide if you have time to learn more about the place. If just want to visit go by your self
Wonderfull monastery and impressive "caves". Just a pity, that's my personal opinion, that there are.so many markets, shops ... Religion / money. It's.. Read more »
They accept international student cards. For 65UAH you can enter 2 museums, 3 main churches and climb the tower. 176 steps up for amazing view. The ca.. Read more »
To see that how important religion is and bears basic values for Ukrainian people, one cannot be surpired to see this monastery complex being a histor.. Read more »
Nice historical place. Recommend to use the guide if you have time to learn more about the place. If just want to visit go by your self.
Enjoyed the experience. The church is picturesque. Be ready to walk alot as there is a ton to see. Estimated time to check everything except the caves.. Read more »
Beautiful place! Please allow time to visit all the sites inside and get a guided tour! I didn't get a guide and regret it tremendously. A visit to th.. Read more »
Beautiful place!!! Lots to see so make sure you have plenty of time. The bell tower is a little bit of a workout but completely worth it. The architec.. Read more »
A unique fortress of sorts, with several altars (feels like hundreds) and beautiful churches. The bodies of several saints are, by far, the most int.. Read more »
This place is must see. I recommend to spend half of the day minimum in the whole complex. Churches, tower, museums were very interesting. For me, as .. Read more »
It seems to be a complex of church and holy place- i just describe my experience. there was many priest i think it is kind of university for them as.. Read more »
Looks fantastic. Unfortunately it was closed and we couldn't go inside to see there. It's an ancient religious place. If you were successful to get in.. Read more »
Incredible architecture. You can go up the tower and experience an amazing view. Love this place!!!
One of the oldest and most significant places of Ukrainian and Kievan Rus’ cultural history. Women must wear a headscarf and a long skirt in the caves.. Read more »
This is one of the best examples of Orthodox church architecture. A must to visit. Come better not on big Orthodox holidays. A little past in the cent.. Read more »
The bell tower is great. Climb it! The cathedral is beautiful. The caves are a sanitary disaster.
Lovely clean peaceful place to look around. Try the cafe local food and so cheap cheap??
For me the most iconic place in Kiev is Pechersk Lavra.. You will be mesmerized with its beauty..
Today is the feast of Venerable Father St. Anthony of the Caves: co-founder of Kiev Pechersk Lavra & the monastic tradition of Kievan Rus’.
I would recommend any religious and non religious person to visit this monastery especially the lower caves. The architecture and symbology has a lot .. Read more »