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Plan of Pechersk creatin bi Ushakov in 1695
Plan of Pechersk creatin bi Ushakov in 1695
Kintra Ukraine
Municipality Kiev
RaionFlag of Pechersk district in Kyiv.svg Pechersk Raion
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Pechersk (Ukrainian: Печерськ) is a historical neebourheid in the ceety centre o Kiev, the caipital o Ukraine. It is a pairt o the admeenistrative Pechersk Raion (destrict). Pechersk is locatit atween the Lypky, Klov an Dnieper hills. Ane o its main streets are the Ivan Mazepa Street, Moscow Street, Lesya Ukrainka Boulevard.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Its name comes frae the caves o Kiev Pechersk Lavra (foondit in 1051) existin syne auncient times. The dounset began tae emerge in the 12t century as the Pechersk Lavra dounset an check aroond on the umwhile veelage Berestovo. In 16-17t century, Pechersk wis a toun.

Efter construction in the 1st hauf o 18t century Auld Cave Castle - admeenistrative centre o Kiev. In connection wi the construction o New Pechersk fortress in the 30 - 40t years, 19t century includit tae the aurie o umwhile dounset Vasylkivski Rogatky.

Pechersk gae the name tae Raion, Square, Descent, Boulevard (nou Lesya Ukrainka Boulevard), Street (nae langer exists) an Novopecherska Street (nae langer exists). Nou Pechersk preserves monuments o airchitectur syne times o the Kievan Rus an later centuries.

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