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Vydubychi Monastery

Vydubytska vul. 40, Kiev 01013, Ukraine
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30 May 2017
“Another exceptional monastery”
30 May 2017
Vydubytska vul. 40, Kiev 01013, Ukraine
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We visited two buildings within the monastery complex. Both very interesting and very different. Entrance is free. Note that it is Irather a long way from the center of Kiev.

Thank Lovetotraveldubai
Reviewed 30 May 2017

There was no entrance fee but I would have paid to see this place. This monastery is not very big but fantastic. Yes it is different and all I can say don't miss it. We took a taxi as it is a bit of the...More

Thank sigzag
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a trip even in snowy December. We went with a local so braved the trolley bus from the metro which saved a hike along the immense highway. Apparently any bus journey is currently 3 Hrivna and forthcoming stops generally announced. The monastery complex...More

Thank VicsReviews
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Quiet, lovely, with a walk through a park to get there. What more could one want from a house of God? The sense of history (a Primary Chronicle copy was discovered here), the relative lack of tourists, the humble setting - Vydubychi is everything that...More

1  Thank Iljapriide
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Amazing to see the underground catacombs of this monastery. Excellently preserved and freely accessible.

Thank ewottermann
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I first visited this Monastery in 2004 and have returned to it on many occasions when I am in Kyiv. My 2016 visit was just as spiritual and awesome as my first visit. Beautiful grounds encompass several internal monastery buildings. The holiness of the place...More

1  Thank kolasa03148
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Well worth a quick visit ..... very nice & unique interior. Watch out for the scary Babushka guarding the front entrance, who was growling at me, for taking pictures :-))

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I liked this one. It is a little out of the way, being on the backside of the Botanical Garden. But it is worth seeing. I would recommend it.

Thank norgeva
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

Not the most beautiful church but the simplicity of this 1070 church and the serenity of the monastery make it worth visitong

Thank Corrado_foodpasha
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Although Vydubychi is much smaller than the Lavra, and without the catacombs and huge churches, it is my favorite monastery in Kiev. It has none of the crowds or commercialism of the Lavra, the old original church is a treasure and the grounds are beautiful....More

3  Thank Andrew M
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