Caves, Lavra churches, Fortifications...
The Pechersk Cave Monastery (kievo pecherskaya lavra) – is the most sacred place in Kyiv. With it’s almost one thousand years history Pechersk Cave Monastery is the great attraction for tourists. Lavra complex is “a must visit place” not only because it’s a cradle of Ukrainian orthodoxy faith and an incredible architectural ensemble of different centuries. The Pechersk Cave Monastery is renown for it’s caves, where relics of Saints, that lived here a long time ago, are laying miraculously well preserved. Those relics of Saints also have healing power.
Word “pecheru” is translated into Ukrainian as “caves” and “lavra” means a cluster of cells or caves for hermits. So the main attraction of The Lavra Monastery beside it’s great churches are the ancient caves (dating from 1015 year) that gave start of the development of monastery and now preserve a relics of saints that were living and praying in Lavra for period of almost one thousand years. The territory of Low Lavra almos fully consist of ancient caves.
Duration of pechersk lavra tour : 2 hours
Tour to the Pechersk (Lavra) Cave Monastery can be provided on such languages: English, Russian, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, Czech, Polish, Chinese, Japanese and Hebrew.
Price of pechersk lavra tour for group no more than 8 persons on English, Russian, German or Polish language will cost 400 uah for group. Price for pechersk lavra tour on any other language will be 500 uah for group. In addition guests must buy entry ticket to High Lavra for the price of 25 uah per person.