Kyiv Combo: Kyiv Pechersk Lavra and WWII Museum Tour

Combine a visit of two iconic Kyiv attractions – Lavra Cave Monastery and World War II Museum on an informative 4-hour private tour. With an expert guide, learn all the interesting historical and architectural aspects of these must-visit Kyiv landmarks.

About this activity

Duration
Duration :   4 hours
Languages
Languages :   English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Ukrainian, Russian
Dates
Dates :   Daily
Tour type
Tour type :   Private tour by car
Meeting point
Meeting point :   Hotel pick-up
Starting time
Starting time :   Flexible, from 10am till 1pm

What to expect

Highlights

  • Advantage from a close location of Lavra and WWII museum, saving your time and money
  • Discover a spacious territory of Kyiv Pechersk Lavra and its ancient caves
  • Climb the steps of the Great Lawra Bell tower for spectacular views of Kyiv
  • Learn the tragic facts about the struggle of Ukrainian people against Nazi
  • Explore Museum of WWII, located in the podium of Mother Motherland statue

Description

We invite you on a comprehensive 4-hour tour of two famous attractions of Kyiv – Lavra Cave Monastery and Museum of World War II. Tour starts with a hotel pick-up by a private vehicle. Once you arrive in Lavra, your expert local guide will tell you all the most interesting facts about the monastery. Kyiv Pechersk Lavra was founded in More >>>

We invite you on a comprehensive 4-hour tour of two famous attractions of Kyiv – Lavra Cave Monastery and Museum of World War II. Tour starts with a hotel pick-up by a private vehicle. Once you arrive in Lavra, your expert local guide will tell you all the most interesting facts about the monastery.

Kyiv Pechersk Lavra was founded in 11th century as a cave monastery and you have a chance to explore these mysterious underground labyrinths. There are many relics of saints there and people believe in their healing properties. Nowadays, Lavra is an active Orthodox male monastery. On the Upper territory of Lavra you will discover a restored Dormition Cathedral, Refectory Church, Gate Church of Trinity and Lavra Bell tower. You may climb its steps to enjoy a wonderful panorama of Kyiv from the top. Your guide will help you understand the role of Lavra in people’s life, its customs and traditions.

During the second part of the tour, explore unique Museum of History of Ukraine in World War II. The main exhibition of the museum is located in the podium of Mother Motherland statue and has lots of documents related to the tragic events of WWII. With an expert guide, you will uncover the sad pages of history of the Ukrainian nation and see the terrible consequences of war. Moreover, you will examine an open-air exhibition of military technique and discover the sculptures depicting important battles.

Optionally, you can get to the top of the observation deck of the Mother Motherland monument (for additional fee, subject to a favorable weather conditions). At the end of the tour, your driver will drop you off at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide service
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance tickets to Lavra, including Bell tower
  • Entrance tickets to Museum of World War II

Exclusions

  • Admission tickets to the observation deck of the Mother Motherland Statue (optional visit): 36-meter point – 100 UAH/person; 91-meter point – 300 UAH/person (minimum age 18)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Good to know

  • For visiting Lavra Caves Monastery, a dress-code is required. Women have to cover their heads; shorts, sleeveless clothes, and short skirts are not allowed; knees should be covered for both men and women.
  • Admission to the observation decks of the Mother Motherland monument is optional and is subject to a favorable weather conditions.
  • Minimum age for 36-m deck is 6 years old, minimum age for 91-m deck is 18 years old.
  • Comfortable shoes recommended

Price

Kyiv Combo: Kyiv Pechersk Lavra and WWII Museum Tour

  • 1 pax – 110 Euro per person
  • 2 pax – 60 Euro per person
  • 3 pax – 50 Euro per person
  • 4 pax – 50 Euro per person
  • 5 pax – 50 Euro per person
  • 6 pax – 45 Euro per person
  • 7 pax – 42 Euro per person
  • 8 pax – 37 Euro per person
  • 9 pax – 33 Euro per person
  • 10 pax – 33 Euro per person

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