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The place is really nice. There are many buildings and museums in this object, which you can visit. I was in Mykola Siadrystyi Micro Miniatures Museum, on the top of Bell Tower, inside some small museums telling the story of the whole complex and in...More
A dear friend of mine passed away the day before leaving to visit Kiev, so I wanted to light a candle for her and say a few words... This place is stunningly beautiful inside and out!! I'm so glad I chose here!
Pechersk Lavra is a large collection of many buildings with steep roads connecting them. It dates back to the 11th century and for this visit, we had a knowledgeable English speaking guide. It is, rightly, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Great Lavra...More
There is a lot to see at the Lavra. There are two sets of catacombs and several churches.
For women to enter both they must have a skirt (long pants are not acceptable) and also a head scarf. Both of these can be borrowed and...More
A steep Hill awaits to climb to this Monastery. It is well worth it for the Splendour of the Gold Plated Dome churches. Women should wear a headscarf to gain access. There are a few sub churches located within the Complex but nothing is in...More
I'm not religious so was somewhat of a sceptical visitor, but very glad I did.
The caves are a little, very, cramped but full of atmosphere.
Above ground some of the most beautiful religious architecture I have ever seen, and I have travelled.
Bautiful place. You can find monks and praying people inside so you have to dress according to it. Caves are also interesting but not suitable for claustrofobic person ! They are very small and overcrowded.