Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Laundry at the Lavra’s Inn. Did you know that Kyiv-Pechersk monastery had its own laundry? Yes, it was part of the Lavra’s inn and its maintenance costed 5,000 rubles, as of 1880.

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

​Engravings with the plans of Lavra Caves. Do you know anything about the engravings with the plans of Lavra Caves? They were created at the end of the 18th century and there were two of them. The first was made in 1780 (ill. 1), the second – in 1784 (ill. 2).

Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Dear friends! We continue to acquaint you with Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Today we are going to talk about an ancient box-“teremok” from the Fund collection of the National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” (KPL-M-10518).

To the attention of visitors!

Starting from September 1, 2021, National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” is open daily.

The entrance to the territory of the Preserve is charged from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The entrance to the Preserve’s exhibition premises is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., to the Great Lavra Bell Tower - from 10 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.