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Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery

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Address: Lavrska vul. 21, Kiev 01015, Ukraine
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Built by Kiev monks back in 1051, this striking building is the most holy...

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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absolutely amazing, very impressive

this place is a must visit, and one should spend a few hours at this place. very calming and spiritual.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

this place is a must visit, and one should spend a few hours at this place. very calming and spiritual.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favourite place in Kiev among the one visited so far. Huge park, it might take all the day to visit it.. Maybe more.. We did not have any guide and it was ok. I recto and the exhibition of the micro miniatures.. I'm still wondering how they have been made.. The near caves are.. Scary 😅.. Don't... More 

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Canton of Neuchatel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The compound is quite big, and the caves with the bodies interesting to visit. Women have to wear a head scarf and a skirt. They can be borrowed at the entry.

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Trondheim, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice experience ,and interesting to see the mummies in this cavern monastery.looked very nice. I liked it

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit here. The weather was perfect that day and our tour guide was very informative of what we saw and the history of this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the number one choice in Kiev. You could spend a day here. Don't miss the Historical Treasures museum, the Microminiatures museum or the views from the belltower. Apart from that you have a series of beautiful churches and the interesting cave monastery. Easily reached by metro - just one stop from the centre and then a short walk; or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see on a visit to the city. The churches and surrounding complex is stunning. It is very cheap to enter and a guided your was very interesting. You can climb up the tower for a few pence and see all of kiev. The caves are worth visiting but did get crowded. It is a working religious site, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The history and beauty of this well maintained complex is amazing. This is a holy place and you can feel it. the catacombs allthough crowded with people is a must. however if you want to take the complex to full advantage, plan to spend an entire day here. highly recommended for anyone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting and impressive. Definitely worth visiting. Be sure to visit the Gold Room. Had lunch in a small restaurant on the premises.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In principle it is very nice there. What was somehow shocking that you pay entrance and then you need to pay extra 20 Dollars to be allowed to make pictures. That is very stupid. So either you don`t allow it or you include it into the entrance fee. But as the country is very miserable most likely they should try... More 

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