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The Ascension Convent - Florivski Monastery

Florovskaya St. 6/8, Kiev, Ukraine
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3 Hour Kiev Walking Tour of Podil District
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22 Jun 2015
“Nice but no photos allowed :(”
28 May 2014
“quiet peaceful monastery in Podil district of Kiev”
Florovskaya St. 6/8, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

This one is kind of nice. And much larger than I thought. It's kind of hidden and sets back off of the street. You can't take any photos inside the cathedral but it's still nice to check out.

Thank norgeva
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Kiev has quite some famous cathedrals and monasteries in the city centre, visited by tourists. Where you find the local people going to church is in the quiet peaceful monastery of the nuns (completely covered in black) of Voznesenskyi (the holy ascension Florovskiy convent). Almost...More

Thank 3511nc
Reviewed 28 October 2013 via mobile

It is well worth the time to visit the burial cave. Glass caskets of venerated saints. Women must wear a dress. They do provide a wrap skirt loaner if you do not have a skirt. It is a religious site.

Thank MackTennyson
Reviewed 6 July 2013

With several churches on its beautiful grounds, the convent is notable for its architecture, but moreso for the continuity of its existence as a place of retreat and worship. Stepping inside the main church during a service is like being transported back to the 18th...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 20 November 2012

When you call at the gate of convent, a wall cuts off you from civilization. There are green, but not gold domes there. There are a lot of flowers. And there is a spring of saint water. They feed poor people there. I was there...More

Thank IgorPerepelytsya
Reviewed 29 August 2011

We walked to the Florivski Monastery (after a few twists and turns) from Sagaidachnogo St, but it might be better reached from Contractor's Square which is 100-200 metres away. The area outside the monastery entrance is reminiscent of a small park with people on benches;...More

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