Kyiv Pechersk Lavra imposes entrance restrictions

Kyiv Pechersk Lavra imposes entrance restrictions

Starting July 5, access to the Lower Lavra will be restricted for visitors.

This was reported by the press service of the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra.

"Starting July 5, 2023, at the initiative of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra National Reserve, visitor access to the Lower Lavra (Kyiv-Pechersk Monastery) will be restricted. Visitors will be allowed to stay on this territory from 09:00 to 18:00," the statement reads.

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As reported, yesterday the faithful of the UOC-MP did not allow the Commission of the National Reserve "Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra" to check and seal the vacated buildings of the Lower Lavra.

The Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra National Reserve announced the termination of the lease agreement with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate on March 29, 2023, but for a long time, unknown people locked the Lavra's premises from the inside and prevented the start of the property inventory commission.

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