Cave monasteries
A cave monastery is a monastery built in caves, with possible outside facilities. The 3rd century monk, St. Anthony the Great, known as the founder of monasticism lived in a cave.
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Kovilje monastery
Kovilje Monastery (Манастир Ковиљe), dedicated to Archangel Gabriel, is a monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church, located in the village of Kovilje, in the municipality of Ivanjica, in south-west Se...
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St. Mary's Church, Maligrad
The St. Mary's Church or Virgin Mary's Church (Albanian: Shpella e Maligradit, Macedonian: Црква Света Богородица, Serbian: Crkva Bogorodica, Mother of God Church) is an Eastern Orthodox c...
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Crna Reka Monastery
The Crna Reka Monastery (Црна Река) is a 13th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery located in Ribariće, in southwestern Serbia. The monastery is situated at the gorges of Ibarski Kolašin, on the Crna Re...
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Pechersk Lavra fortification
The Lavra fortification (Ukrainian: Лаврські фортифікаційні споруди, Lavrs’ki fortyfikatsiini sporudy; Russian: Лаврские фортификационные укрепления , Lavrskie fortifikatsionnye ukrepleniya) i...
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Aladzha Monastery
Aladzha Monastery (Bulgarian: Аладжа манастир) is a medieval Orthodox Christian cave monastery complex in northeastern Bulgaria, 17 km north of central Varna and 3 km west of Golden Sands be...
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Savina monastery (Serbia)
The cave monastery of Savina or Gornja Savina Isposnica is located in 15 km from the monastery of Studenica.It is located in the Raška District.
Kiev Pechersk Lavra
Kiev Pechersk Lavra or Kyiv Pechersk Lavra (Ukrainian: Києво-Печерська лавра, Kyievo-Pechers'ka lavra, Russian: Киeво-Печерская лавра, Kievo-Pecherskaja lavra), also known as the Kiev Monaster...
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Albotin Monastery
Albotin Monastery (Bulgarian: Алботински манастир, also: Albutin Monastery, Албутински манастир) is a presently inactive Bulgarian medieval cave monastery on the territory of Kula bishopric of Vid...
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The Council of Nicaea (painting)
The Council of Nicaea is an 18th-century painting, by F. Pavlovskyi, I. Maksimovych, A. Galik, G. Karataev and others. It is hanging in the Gate Church of the Trinity in Kiev.The painting depicts the...
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Gellért Hill Cave
The Gellért Hill Cave (Hungarian: Gellérthegyi-barlang) is part of a network of caves within Gellért Hill in Budapest, Hungary. The cave is also referred to as "Saint Ivan's Cave" (Szent Iván-bar...
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Hermitage of St. Peter of Koriša
Hermitage and Monastery of Saint Peter Koriški (Serbian: Испосница и манастир Светог Петра Коришког, Isposnica i manastir Svetog Petra Koriškog) is a ruin of the hermitage and monastery located in...
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Pskov-Caves Monastery
Pskov-Caves Monastery or The Pskovo-Pechersky Dormition Monastery or Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery (Russian: Пско́во-Печ́ерский Успе́нский монасты́рь, Estonian: Petseri klooster) is a Russian Or...
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Bakhchisaray Cave Monastery
33°54′35.60″E / 44.7446528°N 33.9098889°E / 44.7446528; 33.9098889The Assumption Monastery of the Caves (Успенский пещерный монастырь) is located in Crimea, near Bakhchysarai....
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Great Lavra Belltower
30°33′23″E / 50.434691°N 30.556455°E / 50.434691; 30.556455The Great Lavra Bell Tower or the Great Belfry (Ukrainian: Велика Лаврська дзвіниця, Russian: Большая Лаврск...
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Refectory Church (Pechersk Lavra)
The Refectory Church (Ukrainian: Трапезна Палата, Trapezna Palata; Russian: Трапезная церковь, Trapeznaya tserkov’) is a refectory and an adjoining church of Saint Anthony and Theodosius of th...
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Abbey of Saint-Roman
The Abbey of Saint-Roman (Abbaye de Saint-Roman), is a cave monastery located in the communes of Beaucaire and Comps, in the Gard département of France.The site, which includes the ruins of a castle, ...
Inkerman Cave Monastery
33°36′26.72″E / 44.6037000°N 33.6074222°E / 44.6037000; 33.6074222The Inkerman Monastery of St. Clement is a cave monastery in a cliff rising near the mouth of the Black River...
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Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo
The Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo (Bulgarian: Ивановски скални църкви, Ivanovski skalni tsarkvi) are a group of monolithic churches, chapels and monasteries hewn out of solid rock and completely d...
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Cave Church, Rsovci
The Cave Church, also known as Cave Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, is situated near the village of Rsovci, Stara Planina, in a cave on Kalik Hill, 22 km from Pirot. Dedicated to Saint Peter and P...
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David Gareja monastery complex
David Gareja (Georgian: დავითგარეჯის სამონასტრო კომპლექსი, Davit'garejis samonastro komplek'si; Azerbaijani: Keşiş dağ məbədi) is a rock-hewn Georgian Orthodox monastery complex located in the...
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Basarbovo Monastery
Basarbovo Monastery (Bulgarian: Басарбовски манастир) - the Monastery of Saint Dimitar Basarbowski - is a Bulgarian-orthodox cave monastery near the city of Ruse in north-eastern Bulgaria. It has ...
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Pechersky Ascension Monastery
Pechersky Ascension Monastery (Russian: Печёрский Вознесенский монастырь, Pechyorsky Vozensensky Monastyr) is a monastery in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. It is the principal monastery of the Nizny Nov...
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Gate Church of the Trinity (Pechersk Lavra)
The Gate Church of the Trinity (Ukrainian: Троїцька Надбрамна церква, Troits’ka Nadbramna tserkva; Russian: Троицкая Надвратная церковь, Troitskaya Nadvratnaya tserkov’) is a historic church o...
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Near Caves
30°33′41″E / 50.4340°N 30.5614°E / 50.4340; 30.5614The Near Caves or the Caves of Saint Anthony(Ukrainian: Ближні печери, Blyzhni pechery; Russian: Ближние пещеры, Bli...
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Zymne Monastery
The Uspensky Svyatogorsky Monastery (in English, the Assumption Monastery at the Holy Mountain) is a stauropegial Ukrainian Orthodox cave monastery, located at the top of the Holy Mountain rising abov...
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Gornjak monastery
Gornjak Monastery (Serbian Cyrillic: Манастир Горњак) is a 14th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery located in the vicinity of today's city of Petrovac na Mlavi, Serbia.Gornjak monastery is located in ...