This building was built almost one hundred years ago in an ecclectic-modern style by Kyiv architect Gorodetsky, and is probably the most unique building in Kiev. Gorodetsky devoted all of his free time to his passion for hunting. His dreams about the Afri
The Lavra became a leading religious and cultural focal point of Eastern Europe in the 12th century. Studios for icon painting and the creation of mosaics served many Kyiv churches, and a scriptorium oversaw translating of foreign literature into Slavic.