Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery

Cultural & Theme Tours in Kyiv

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Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery / 10-11th centuries - acquaintance with religious life of the ancient Russia, a centre of dissemination of the Christian religion in the Kiev Russia. (989).
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, KievThe Lavra, a large monastery with 28 hectares of land, got this title in 1688. Review of the Monastery constructions, galleries of the Near and Far Caves, museums including the museum of historic treasures of Ukraine, other exhibits. One of the most famous Kiev attractions, founded in 1051 by monks Antoniy and Feodosiy for enchanting and expansion of new religion - Christianity. The complex of Kiev-Pecherskaya Lavra Monastery includes Nearby and Far-off caves, the Church of the Savior on Berestove, Holy Trinity Gate Church, St Nicholas' Church and the Great Lavra Belfry, the highest in Ukraine (96,6), fully reconstructed Assumption Cathedral. The majority of the structures is built in the Ukrainian Baroque style. The ensemble is organically linked to the relief and forms a beautiful and majestic silhouette of Kiev from the Dnipro river side. Tour without museums includes panoramic tour in Kiev Pechersk Preserve and visit to the Caves. Tour with museums besides of panoramic tour in Kiev Pechersk Preserve and Caves includes Museum of Treasures, Museum of Miniature and Bell Tower. In 1990 Kiev-Pecherskaya Lavra Monastery was enlisted into the UNESCO's World Heritage List.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Private guided tour
  • Walking tour option (without transportation) is available
  • Otherwise, guide will pick-up and drop off at your centrally located hotel or apartment accommodation in Kiev
  • Visit the Near Caves and Far Caves (catacombs)

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to the Lavra Monastery (about 3 US$ per person)
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra service
  • Transportation in case of walking tour
  • Please be informed you need to pay all entrance fees for the your private guide.
  • Entry/Admission - Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
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