KIEV-PECHERSK LAVRA + the walking tour “Churches and mansions of Pechersk”: During this tour you will get acquinted with the beautiful old district of Kiev, which represents the entire architectural complex of the art nouveau period.
You will walk along the Luteranska street, where the German community used to live, and see the Lutheran Church, the House with Chimaeras, that has become the visiting card of the city, the Presidential Administration, the National Bank of Ukraine, one of the most beautiful banks of Europe, the House of the Weeping Widow – the sample of early modernism, the Chocolate Little House –Italian medieval castles imitation, the Parliament building, and the Mariyinsky Palace, constructed under the order of Elizabeth, the Empress of Russia. You’ll learn about the former inhabitants of this prestigious district.
Kiev-Pechersk Lavra is the Ukrainian pride, the sacred object of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, and the popular center of pilgrimage. There are more than 120 saints in its cave mazes (the tour lasts 1, 5 hour approximately). You can visit (optionally) the following museums on its area: the museum of jewellery, the museum of a decorative art, the book printing museum, the dramatic art museum, and N. Syadristi’s museum of micro miniature.