Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Category: Places

 

Photo and caption by Rasem Keilani

The Larva (head monastery in Greek) is one of Byzantium’s holiest sites, also known as the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, is a historic Orthodox Christian monastery which gave its name to one of the city districts where it is located in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Since its foundation as the cave monastery in 1051 the Lavra has been a preeminent center of the Eastern Orthodox

Location: Kiev capital of Ukrain

 

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