Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery, Kiev

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One of the region's most important epicenters for Eastern Orthodoxy and a World Heritage Site, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery offers an array of historical fortifications, churches, tombs, and ornate buildings. Wander the grounds of this extensive religious complex, which was originally founded in 1051 as a humble network of underground tunnels and living quarters. The cave system features hallways, relics, chapels, and homes. An on-site museum here houses an extensive collection of religious artifacts and artwork. Join a guided tour to see the catacombs and the tombs of Orthodox saints. Climb to the top of the 97 m (316 ft) bell tower for a panoramic view over Kiev. Plan your visit to Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kiev trip builder site .
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  • We loved the history, we loved the underground network of caves where you can view the glass coffins of deceased clergy and walk through while holding candles. Just note that women must cover their he...  more »
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