Kyiv: The Secret Roof of Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Tour

Kyiv: The Secret Roof of Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Tour

From $100 per group up to 3

Spend 2 hours walking around the Orthodox Christian Monastery and listen to the history of religion in Ukraine with a guide-historian. Feel the spiritual life, enjoy the gorgeous Dormition Cathedral and Refectory Church.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Ukrainian, English, Russian
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  • See all important sights of Lavra church complex
  • Visit ancient caves with relics from Kyivan Rus saints
  • Enjoy the museum of microminiatures
  • Fall in love with the views of Kyiv from the bell tower and a secret roof
Full description
Kyiv Pechersk Lavra is the best known Ukrainian Monastery under direct authority of the highest Church body. This cave monastery was founded in 1051 in the time of Prince Yaroslav the Wise and became the main center for Orthodox Christianity in Kyivan Rus. Kyiv Pechersk Lavra is currently a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine. The most outstanding landmarks of the monastery are the Great Lavra Bell Tower (96 meters), the Dormition Cathedral, the Refectory Church and Caves System with the mummified remains of Orthodox saints and their relics. It is also home to a number of museums one of which, the Museum of Microminiatures, you will visit. A walk around Lavra Complex is a truly unforgettable experience!
  • Tour Guide
  • Cave Complex Visit
  • Candles
  • Admission to: Territory and Bell Tower (200 UAH per person); The Museum of Miniatures (60 UAH per person); The Secret Roof (50 UAH per person)
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Know before you go

  • You will climb 374 steps to reach the top of the Lavra Bell Tower. There is no elevator
  • You will be entering tiny spaces
  • You are not allowed to take photos inside the caves or the church
  •  Entrance tickets are not included in the price
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The guide is very nice, knowledgeable and communicative. I recommend.

28 July 2019

10 November 2019

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