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Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery Private Tour

Product ID: 77008
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Discover the 11th-century bell towers, cathedrals and caves of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery complex and learn more about the religious life of ancient Russia with an expert guide.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM
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Spanish, Ukrainian, English, German, Russian

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Pick-up from your centrally located hotel or apartment in Kiev.

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  • Explore the Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery complex
  • See the bell towers, cathedrals and caves of Kiev's most important religious site
  • Marvel at the tallest bell tower in Ukraine
  • Visit the underground catacombs of the Near Caves and Far Caves
  • Learn more about religious life in ancient Russia
Full description
Explore one of the most famous attractions in Kiev at a time to suit you on a private guided tour of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery complex, founded in the 10th century by monks to help spread Christianity.

Learn more about the main monuments of the complex, now a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear about the underground living quarters of the Near Caves and Far Caves. See the Classical style Church of the Saviour at Berestove and the Gate Church of the Trinity atop the Holy Gates.

Marvel at the highest bell tower in Ukraine at the Great Lavra Belfry and admire the golden domes of the restored Dormition Cathedral. Get stunning views of the city on the banks of the Dnipro River and upgrade your experience with a visit to the Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine and the Mykola Siadrystyi Micro Miniatures Museum.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (excluding walking tours)
  • Walking tour with a private guide
  • Transportation by private vehicle or by minivan or minibus (excluding walking tours)
  • Visit to the Near Caves and Far Caves (catacombs)
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee to the territory Lavra Monastery, from 2 Euro per person
  • Entrance fee to the territory Lavra Monastery with guide service, from 7 Euro per person
  • Food and drink
  • Transportation for the walking tour options
  • Extra services

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case, confirmation will be received within 24 hours, subject to availability
• Entrance fees must be paid to your guide
• The dress code is formal
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From US$ 71.78 US$ 64.60 Per group up to 3

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