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We are Ukraine and 5 of the world’s 12 lavra monasteries are here

We are Ukraine and 5 of the world’s 12 lavra monasteries are here

Lavra are the largest and most important Orthodox monasteries in terms of spiritual and historical importance.

The Greek word “laurel” translates to “part of the city, populated area, surrounded by a wall or fence.” This moniker was first applied to crowded and important monasteries.

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