Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Monastery

Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Monastery

Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery / 10-11th centuries - acquaintance with religious life of the ancient Rus, a centre of dissemination of the Christian religion in the Kiev Rus. (989). A private tour would be the best way to maximize your time and personal experience.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra, Lavrska Street, 15, building 42, Kyiv 01015 Ukraine

The Lavra, a large monastery with 28 hectares of land, got this title in 1688. Review of the Monastery constructions, galleries of the Near and Far Caves, museums including the museum of historic treasures of Ukraine, other exhibits. One of the most famous Kiev attractions, founded in 1051 by monks Antoniy and Feodosiy for enchanting and expansion of new religion - Christianity. The complex of Kiev-Pecherskaya Lavra Monastery includes Nearby and Far-off caves, the Church of the Savior on Berestove, Holy Trinity Gate Church, St Nicholas' Church and the Great Lavra Belfry, the highest in Ukraine (96,6), fully reconstructed Assumption Cathedral. The majority of the structures is built in the Ukrainian Baroque style. The ensemble is organically linked to the relief and forms a beautiful and majestic silhouette of Kiev from the Dnipro river side. Tour without museums includes panoramic tour in Kiev Pechersk Preserve and visit to the Caves. Tour with museums besides of panoramic tour in Kiev Pechersk Preserve and Caves includes Museum of Treasures, Museum of Miniature and Bell Tower. In 1990 Kiev-Pecherskaya Lavra Monastery was enlisted into the UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Duration: 3 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Foreign language speaking guides area available for request"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"

Duration: 3 Hours
Start location: Lavrska St, 9, Kyiv, Kyivs'ka oblast, Ukraine, 01015
Traveler pickup is offered
Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev. Please inform centrally address of your stay in Kiev in your booking with Hotel name, house number and street name. In case You don't know your pick up location in Kiev we can meet you close the mauin entrance in right side to the Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery, 9 Lavska street.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Private guided tour
  • Walking tour option (without transportation) is available
  • Otherwise, guide will pick-up and drop off at your centrally located hotel or apartment accommodation in Kiev
  • Visit the Near Caves and Far Caves (catacombs)

Not Included

  • Entrance fees to the Lavra Monastery (about 3 US$ per person)
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra service
  • Transportation in case of walking tour
  • Please be informed you need to pay all entrance fees for the your private guide.


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