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Lavra Monastery with Treasure House and Microminiatures Museum



Great tour with visit tree Museums located on the upper territory of Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery what function as museum. First visit the oldest Monastery – the Kiev Pechersk Lavra the most honor in the history of the Russian and Ukrainian orthodox churches, Assumption Cathedral, Trinity church with its baroque XVIII-th century interior, Refectory of the Church, Great Lavra Bell Tower 97 m. (316 feet), Metropolitan Home, then visit to the Caves where monks lived in XI-th century, and a few more sites.

The Galleries of the Caves nowadays contain holy relics of saint resting in their cypress-wood shrines under glass cover. The Caves have churches with bronze icon stands XI-th century Greek marble columns and cast-icon floor tiles. The Caves stretch for some 700 feet New and 900 feet Far caves.

Some buildings of the Lavra are museums today. Former bakery houses – Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine a collection of Scythian gold jewelry, Greek craftsmanship IV-th century, B.C., Hans’s and Goth’s jewelry, silver sacker objects such as icon and gospel mounts, tabernacles, crosses, oil lamps, etc.. One room has synagogues items. One of them is a 3-tier torah’s crown from the city of Zhitomir.

Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum is equipped with microscopes to help visitors see well its super-small exhibits like a chessboard with chessmen on the top of the pin and a dead flea with golden shoes on its feet. Microminiatures have been made by Ukrainian crafts-man Nicholas Syadristy since early 1960-ies.

In extra you can visit the Museum of Book and Printing of Ukraine what located on the territory of Lavra.

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DEPARTURE LOCATION Traveler’s centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev
DEPARTURE TIME 10:00am. In case you have change the time You chosen the time departure in your booking
RETURN LOCATION Tour ends in Downtown where the Lavra Monastery
DURATION 3 hours
Private guided tour Walking tour or by transport
Hotel pick up and drop off Tour includes transportation and pickup and hotel drop-off (except walking tour)
Entrance fees to the Pechersk Lavra Monastery, Microminiatures Museum, Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine  /about 2 US$ per person per one museum/
Please know that you should pay entrance fees for your private guide
Food and drinks
Extra service
Transportation in case of walking tour
Souvenirs and photos are available to purchase

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