Tag: Kyiv Pechersk Lavra
Four such lands are known in the world: the first is Iveria (Georgia), the second is Holy Mount Athos (Greece), the third is the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, and the fourth is the Serafimo-Diveevsky Monastery (Russia), which originally was also in Kyiv. In O ...
Chernobyl the Savior
The history of Chernobyl the Savior icon. One of the main attractions of St. Elijah Church is the icon “Chernobyl the Savior”, painted in 2003 by Vladislav Goretsky and consecrated near the walls of the Assumption Church in the Kyiv- Pechersk La ...
The Lavra in Kyiv
The Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, is a spectacular orthodox Christian monastery and cave complex, standing on a hill overlooking the river Dnipro. This is a large complex of golden domed churches and onion shaped towers in a mini city, built on top of a labyr ...
The interesting history of Kyiv. Kyiv is the main and largest city of the country, with an ancient and vibrant history. According to legend, it was founded by three brothers Kyi, Shchek, and Khoryv, and their sister Lybid. Their names are reflected i ...
The history of Ivan Mazepa. Ivan Mazepa (1639-1709) played a key role in the unification of Left-Bank and Right-Bank Ukraine, as well as the Sich lands. Thus, he continued the work of Bohdan Khmelnytsky. To achieve his goals, Mazepa entered into vari ...
The interesting history of Ilya Muromets. The most powerful and famous of the epic warriors of Kyivan Rus’, Ilya Muromets (aka Ilya Morovlyanin) is a real historical person. His biography is recounted in numerous legends: until he was 33 years old, ...
Between Kyiv Pechersk Lavra and Eternal Glory Park, close to Arsenalna metro station, you will find the Cultural-Art Museum complex “Mystetskyi Arsenal”. It is an architectural monument of national importance, which proves that beauty is a most p ...