Discover one of the main attractions in Kiyv on a fascinating guided tour. Pechersk Lavra, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, is a must-visit place for all who travel to Kyiv. You will enjoy the atmosphere of this holy place and learn many interesting facts from an expert guide.
Once you enter its territory, you’ll be amazed with the beauty and splendor of this monastery. The date of the foundation of Lavra is 1051 and it is one of the most sacred places in Ukraine. Wandering through the paved paths in Lavra, you will see the restored Dormition Cathedral and admire its architectural ensemble.
Next your guide will show you a marvelous Bell tower that dominates the whole territory of the monastery and is 96 m high. It is possible to climb its stairs and enjoy the bird’s eye view of the city.
The highlight of this tour is a visit of the famous Lavra Caves, a place where hermit monks ones lived. Nowadays it is opened for visitors and many people from all over the world come here to worship holy relics of Saints.
You will hear a lot of interesting information about the life and traditions of monks and about the role Lavra plays in the capital’s life.