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Monastery in Sviatohirsk

Sviatohirsk Lavra

One of only three lavra (super monasteries) in Ukraine, Sviatohirsk monastery obtained this status in 2004. It is probably not nearly as ancient as Kyevo-Pecherska Lavra – monks moved in here in 1620, burrowing into…
Sculpture in Sviatohirsk

Artyom Monument

On top of a forested hill, the 27m monument of local Bolshevik leader Artyom was designed in an unusual Cubist style by Ivan Kavaleridze, who created some of the worst monuments in Kyiv. Fortunately, this early (192…