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Catherdral of the Dormition

Cathedral of the Dormition

Cathedral of the Dormition

Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Dormition Cathedral is one of the oldest churches of the Kievan Rus, a unique architectural monument, one of the wonders of Ukraine, the tomb of many outstanding personalities. For many centuries the Cathedral was one of the most revered shrines of the Orthodox Church. Continue reading

Feofaniya Park in Kiev

Feofaniya Park

Feofaniya Park

Feofaniya is a historic place on the southern part of Kyiv. The total area of the park is about 1.5 km2. Continue reading

Kiev Pechersk Monastery – Wonder of Ukraine

Monastery of the Caves

Monastery of the Caves

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Kiev Pechersk Lavra – Monastery of the Caves

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

The Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Monastery is the sacred place of the East European Christendom. Nowadays it is a living religious community which came back to life after the soviet time not so long ago. Part of the monastery is open for tourists. Continue reading

Sviatohirsk Cave Monastery in Donetsk region

Sviatohirsk Cave Monastery

Sviatohirsk Cave Monastery

Sviatohirsk is located within 30 km from the town of Sloviansk, on the picturesque banks of the Seversky Donets River. Today Sviatohirsk is a spiritual centre, the Holy Assumption Sviatohirsk lavra, Holy Mountains National Park, historical and architectural reserve, as well as a resort of national importance. Continue reading

St. Michael`s Golden-Domed Monastery

St. Michael`s Golden-Domed Monastery

St. Michael`s Golden-Domed Monastery

St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery (Mykhaylivskyi zolotoverkhyi monastyr) is a functioning monastery in Kyiv. The monastery is locatedopposite of the St. Sophia Cathedral. The site is located in the historic and administrative Uppertown and near the city’s historical commercial and merchant quarter Podil. Continue reading

Assumption Cave Monastery in Crimea

Assumption Cave Monastery in Crimea

Assumption Cave Monastery in Crimea

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

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Kiev – St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Cathedral

St. Michael's Golden-Domed Cathedral

St. Michael's Golden-Domed Cathedral

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Mgar Savior’s Transfiguration monastery

Mgar Monastery

The Mgar Orthodox monastery was founded in 1619 by Princess Raina Mogylyanka Vyshnevetska, the cousin of famous Petro Mogyla, the founder of most ancient Eastern Slavic University in Kyiv (Kiev). Raina Vyshnevetska was the land-lady of huge territories near Lubny in Eastern Ukraine, which then was part of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The monastery belonged to Moscow Orthodox Church.

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