Climb to the Ukrainian version of Leaning Tower of Pisa and you will see the panorama of forever young and beautiful Kiev.
Tower, slightly tilted to the side, which makes it similar to the Leaning Tower, is located near the entrance to the monastery, near the Holy Gates. You can climb on the third tier of the tower, you need just overcome more than 300 stairs. At the top is an observation deck with spectacular views of the capital city of Ukraine.
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Kiev Pechersk Lavra
One of the largest monastery in the world, and the very first in Kievan Rus. There is territory for tourists here, and the territory for monks on the other side of the monastery.11
Location: Lavrska street, 15
Open hours: from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
entrance to the upper area of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra costs 15 hryvnias, entrance to the tower costs 35 hryvnias.
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