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Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery

Lavrska vul. 21, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
80 44 280-30-71
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Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery
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Built by Kiev monks back in 1051, this striking building is the most holy place in the Ukraine. The caves on the property serve as burial grounds for monks.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mummified monks” (24 reviews)
“head scarf” (29 reviews)
“large complex” (14 reviews)
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Lavrska vul. 21, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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80 44 280-30-71
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Kiev's citadel is a large complex on the hills above the river Dnipro, still surrounded by walls, and contains a large number of spectacular churches. The cradle of Eastern Christianity (Russian - Orthodox) could not be in a more spectacular place. The complex is maintained...More

Thank Lucio F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the tour here but was a little claustrophic after while. We bought candles to guide our way through the caves. Sure a cell phone or flashlight work better but really ruins the ambiance. A must do while in Kiev

Thank TheTravelPirate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If Mumford monks are your thing this is for you. The catacombs are dark, obviously so purchase a candle so you can see where you are going and see the exhibits a lot more clearly. It is a long walk down a steep hill from...More

Thank grimj03
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Kiev this is a must see journey back in time. The art is fantastic and the architecture is beautiful to behold.

Thank Laurie Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

a holy place, a piece of mind, some really nice monuments inside Lavra. Beautiful church, caves with bodies from saints, underground, a holy place with just a candle in your hand and start to pray.

Thank litanies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special in the Catacombes if you have been Around the world. Maybe worth visiting if you are a religious person.

1  Thank Sol S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It really is a must when visiting Kiev. Take time for your visit to the Pechersk Lavra and Caves ! We have a guide with us and I do recommend one as the Caves are huge and need some professional explanations.

Thank Regina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit, fantastic place with a lot of impressions. Took me about 2-3 hours but you can easily spend more time

Thank Mats S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must see place when you are in Kiev,we was in catacombs,see miniatures,was on the top of it where is great view.

Thank Ponosni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pechersk Lavra is the most fascinating place to visit in Kiev. A lot of pilgrims come there as we were told it is the holiest place in Kiev. For us it was a fascinating complex. The churches with their gorgeous murals & icons are...More

Thank Keyamom
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dldobson
10 November 2017|
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Response from Mats S | Reviewed this property |
some part yes and some parts no, the streets are not the best and some parts are really downhill! but the upper part with a lot magnificent parts should be fine but contact them for best answer.
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Bilal S
27 October 2017|
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Bilal S
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This is a site for reviews by tourists like you. Nobody can send you a voucher for a visa from TripAdvisor.
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