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Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra (Києво-Печерська лавра) is a historic cave monastery founded in the 11th century which, together with the Saint Sophia Cathedral, has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s also one of the most important sanctuaries for the Christian Orthodox religion and one of the main tourist attractions of the Ukrainian capital. No wonder it has also been placed as one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine.

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