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Zverinets Caves and Archangel Mykhail Monastery

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One of the hidden (unknown at least) gems of Kiev.

Very interesting place to visit. May be even older than Lavra, this monastery has caves, with some... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Nikolay B
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Hercules, California
enigmatic and mysterious

The place is enigmatic and mysterious, with different legends and parables. The architecture is not... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
Anna D
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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8 Sep 2017
“One of the hidden (unknown at least) gems of Kiev.”
9 Feb 2016
“enigmatic and mysterious”
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Caves in Kiev suburb of Zverintes were discovered as recently as in 1888. Some say - during the extraction of clay or soil movement, the others talk about one Feodosia Matvienko, who had visions on where to look for the entrance to the caves. The...more
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Michurina prov. 20-23, Kiev 01014, Ukraine
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Very interesting place to visit. May be even older than Lavra, this monastery has caves, with some artefacts that you can feel yourself. We were extremely lucky to have monastery hieromonk as our guide. All upper level is very nice also. The temple and the...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

The place is enigmatic and mysterious, with different legends and parables. The architecture is not as pompous as you find it in other cloisters, but this place is spiritual. The cloister is located on the mountain, so, the view from here of Kiev is grand....More

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Reviewed 15 May 2015

I thought this little monastery was cool. it's really hidden away in a back alley/slide street. But it looks cool. Unfortunately, I couldn't get inside to see the interior due to renovations. But the outside was really nice.

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