All Saints Church

Kyiv, Ukraine

The All Saints Church, erected in 1696–1698, is a fine specimen of Ukrainian baroque architecture. Characteristic of the church facades are rich architectural embellishments. In 1905, students of the Lavra art school painted the interior walls of the church. The carved wooden iconostasis is multi-tiered and was made for the All Saints church in the early 18th century.


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Founded: 1696
Category: Religious sites in Ukraine


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Dmitry Saveliev (2 years ago)
The parishioners of the temple live in a friendly community. They go on pilgrimages together. The church has a children's Sunday school. Her pupils take part in the city competitions "Sonyashnik", "Constellation of Svyatogorya" in the music department and in language olympiads, where they take first place. The parish has its own periodical, The All Saints Leaflet. He introduces church holidays, the peculiarities of the celebration of services and the requirements of those who have come to the temple recently. Readers of the parish leaflet will be able to find answers to questions about how to properly commemorate the dead, protect themselves from witchcraft, and fight sinful habits. The parish also cooperates with educational complex No. 11, whose students visit the temple with excursions.
Адвокат Геннадий Геннадьевич (3 years ago)
The Church of All Saints is an architectural monument of the 17th century, located in Kiev on the territory of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. Built in the Ukrainian Baroque style in 1696-1698. The Church of All Saints was erected at the same time as the Economical Gates by the project of the architect Dmitry Aksamitov. The economical gates are part of the Lavra fortifications system. The church was built like a cross-domed wooden church. This is a two-tiered structure. The entrance to the church is from the south, from the Economic Street of the Upper Lavra, under a small arcade, which is decorated with a pediment. A gallery with massive oak steps leads to the church itself from the entrance to the second floor. All five domes of the church are open to the inside and have windows. The interior of the church has two marble mosaic icon cases on the southern and northern walls.
Eliejan Erdoğan (4 years ago)
Cem AKDAĞ (4 years ago)
One of the 3 entrance gates to the cave monastery is used as a church. You have to pay additional fees for the museum, bell tower and other structures to visit inside.
Alex Korolov (7 years ago)
The temple was built on the territory of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra. The Lavra itself was founded during the heyday of the Kiev state in the X-XII centuries. The church is one of the later churches - built in the 17th century, but at the same time one of the most beautiful, being a masterpiece of Ukrainian architecture in the style of "Mazepa" baroque
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