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Address: Vossoyedineniya St. 8, Pochayev 47025, Ukraine
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Beautiful place!

It truly is an amazing place. About 1h drive from Ternopil. Easy to combine with Kremenets. We rented skirts at the main entrance for 30 hrvynia. We parked at the big parking lot... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 August 2016
Renée M
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

It truly is an amazing place. About 1h drive from Ternopil. Easy to combine with Kremenets. We rented skirts at the main entrance for 30 hrvynia. We parked at the big parking lot. But for the rental of skirts you have to use the main entrance which is not at the parking lot. Be sure to stop alongside the road... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

It's an amazing place. Very holy! It has innocent energy which will fill you with God's blessing, you just need to open your heart!!

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Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Definitely worth visiting for the Orthodox chanting, the architecture, and art. The cafeteria was decent and inexpensive.

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

It's really unique. The main temple is richly decorated and very impressive. There are also a couple of smaller churches and chapels to see in the complex. But for me the religious life going on was the most interesting. Hundreds of people, concentrated on nothing but prayer, singing all at once in a huge temple. This is a thing to... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2012

This is my second visit. I just wanted to add, that from kiev, near the metro station vokzalna, and the central train station kyiv pass, you pass the mcdonalds at your left, and if you walk for 200 meters or less, down the road, you find a bus station. Here every day there are many buses that go to pochaev... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2012

I visited Pochaev lavra in 24 july 2012. it is an unforgetable experience. The place there is blessed. You can venerate the place where Mother of God stood at her apparition, the holy icons and drink from the holy water coming from the rock where she appeared. i went there through ternopil with train 143 21.00pm from kiev. the problem... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2012

this place worth to visit all people.i can recommend to visit for all travellers

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Lviv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2011

The primary attraction in the city of Pochaev (alternatively spelled Pochayiv or Pochaiv) is Svyato Uspensky Pochaev Lavra, one of 3 Lavras (Extremely Prominent Monastaries) in Ukraine. Largely considered the second most important religious center in Ukraine it is at least 500 years old and has been at the center of the back and forth between the Greek Catholic and... More 

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