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