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Stop At: Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, vul. Lavrska 21, Kiev 01015 Ukraine
Meet your local expert guide and discover the world famous attraction – Kiev-Pechersk Lavra on a comprehensive walking tour.
Once you enter Lavra, you’ll be amazed at the beauty and splendor of this monastery. The date of the foundation of Lavra is 1051, and it is one of the most sacred places in Ukraine. Wandering through the Lavra paved paths, you will see restored Dormition Cathedral and admire their architectural style.
Next, your guide will show you a marvelous bell tower that dominates the whole territory of the monastery.You may have a chance to climb it's stairs and enjoy the bird’s eye view of the city. (optional, for additional fee)
The highlight of this tour is a visit of the famous Lavra Caves - a place where hermit monks ones lived. It is now open to visitors and many people from all over the world come here to worship the holly relics of Saints.
You will hear a lot of interesting information about the life and traditions of monks and about the role Lavra plays in the capital’s life.
There are also various museums on the territoty of Lavra, such as the Museum of book printing and the Museum of Micro miniatures. You can visit them in your free time after the tour.
A visit of UNESCO-listed Kiev Pechersk Lavra is an amaizing experience that you will always remember.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Pass By: Green Tour Ukraine, Chernogorskaya st. 17/14, Kiev 01103 Ukraine
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Stop At: Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, Lavrskaya St., 9, Kiev 02000 Ukraine
Unique collection of museum displays tiny pieces of art that can be seen under the magnifying glass. It’s is a work of a prominent artisan Mykola Syadristy.
*Optional, museum is closed on Tuesdays.
Duration: 5 minutes
Stop At: The Great Lavra Bell Tower, Lavrska St, 13/81, Kiev 02000 Ukraine
One of the highlights of the Upper Lavra is a 96-meter Bell Tower, which dominates over the territory of the monastery.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Church of the Saviour at Berestove, Lavrska vul. 21K4, Kiev 01015 Ukraine
An ancient church, located in the northern part of Lavra, is an important monument of architecture.
Duration: 10 minutes