Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Did you know that since 1884 the water has been supplied to the courtyard of St. Theodosius of Pechersk Church through the water supply tank of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra?

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Did you know that the original plans of the Lavra caves were created in 1825 for the publication of the  Description of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra by Metropolitan Yevgeniy Bolkhovitinov?

Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Dear friends! We present you a silver chalice from the collection of artistic metal of the National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra”. This is an example of the amazing skill of Jacob Beckhausen, the artist-jeweler of the 17th century (KPL-M-850).

“Memories of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” photo project

Dear friends! We bring to your attention our next release of “Memories of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” photo project and start the series of publications devoted to the restoration of the tombstone of Prince Сostiantyn Oleksandrovych Ypsilantis (1760-1816).

To the attention of the visitors!

Due to the restoration works of the Gate Church of the Trinity, the central entrance to the territory of the Preserve will be CLOSED from September 20, 2021 to October 11, 2021.

Dear colleagues!

We invite you to participate in the Conference of ICCROM Ukraine “Adaptation of Cultural Heritage Monuments to Modern Use for the Purpose of their Preservation” which will take place on October 21-22, 2021 in the National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra”

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Did you know that Lavra’s own laundry was liquidated as an unprofitable “indecent” and “antisanitary” organization in the early 1880’s. Its 30 laundresses that washed the linen of Lavra’s inn and hospital for piligrims, were also fired. After that there started the search of new laundry facilities in Kyiv.