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Hard to explain with the words. Absolutely MUST when you are in Kiev. The place is huge - plan at least couple of hours and probably double amount of time if you are with guide. You could come here arriving to metro Arsenalna (second deepest...More
Church and surraundings are beautiful. Cafe inside was closed and didn’t look that atttactive, but maybe that is not something that you are looking from church area.
Good to know, caves are free of charge to visit. On the way to entrance there is place...More
Kiev Pechersk Lavra is a must see in Kiev, whether or not you are religious. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is architecturely stunning (the churches, monasteries and other buildings) as well as fascinating from an historic and religious perspective.
You can easily spend half a...More
A monastery complex started in 1037. Very elaborate, headquarters for the Ukraine Catholic Church. Recommend climbing the Great Bell Tower with a great view of the city and the Rodina Mat in the distance. You could spend all day here.
Well if you are not of a big religion fan , i dont think that it will be extraordinsry experience. It is a nice place to walk around watch everything from a side. But when 10 of us decided to try caves ( i dont...More
This is an incredible place. We have visited it in a few hours, because there are many things to visit. Of course the caves are the most interesting, but I also recommend going up at Bell - great viev on Kiev.
The place is beautiful and breathtaking, therefore I recommend it everyone to visit but most of the information is only written in Ukrainian, some older employees are very unfriendly and I was told by a friend to take photos only in secret otherwise emoyees might...More