Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Did you know that employees of the Lavra Restoration Workshop of the All-Ukrainian Museum Town in Pechersk, reorganized in 1931 into the All-Ukrainian Art Restoration and Reproduction Workshops, performed orders for the conservation of historical and cultural monuments for a number of museum institutions in Kyiv?

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Did you know that already in the first half of the 18th century, horilka (vodka) has been considered to be a traditional drink in the Pechersk monastery? The needs of the monastery were provided by distilleries located in numerous Lavra estates, the largest of which were Radychevska and Pakulska.

Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Today we present to you a unique icon from the Collection of the National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” dedicated to one of the greatest holidays of the year – Christmas. It is the Nativity Icon with the Family Tree of Jesus Christ, created by a Ukrainian artist in the middle of the 18th century (KPL-Z-389).