Assumption Cave Monastery in Crimea

Assumption Cave Monastery in Crimea

The Assumption Cave Monastery (Uspenskiy Cave Monastery) is located near Bakhchisaray in Crimea.

Assumption Cave Monastery near Bakhchisaray

Assumption Cave Monastery near Bakhchisaray

The monastery is carved out of a cliff. The current establishment dates back to the 15th century, although local tour guides and monks assert that it originated as early as the 8th century.

Cave Monastery near Chufut Qale

Cave Monastery near Chufut Qale

Assumption Cave Monastery in Crimea

Assumption Cave Monastery in Crimea