The Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra cave monastery is an ancient work of art, taking the visitor literally back to Kyivan Rus, the forerunner of modern Russia. It has stood for nearly one thousand years. For the last 30 years, the site has been under protection by UNESCO.
Walk Underground Among The Bodies In Kiev
The extensive network of caves and tunnels underground reveal the bodies of numerous monks who were canonized. The structures above ground are magnificent.