Radomysl Castle Museum Of Ukrainian Home Icons From Kyiv - Kiev

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev.
    Traveler pickup is offered

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  • Return Details :
    Tour ends with the hotel drop-off
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Theres a unique museum in the Radomysl Castle the Museum of Ukrainian Home Icons. They were painted in XVII-XX centuries. Its exhibition of Christian art objects, named "The Soul of Ukraine", is the biggest one in Ukraine. Today they are open for visitors of the Museums exhibition halls where has been collecting and saving from destruction over 5000 home icons for 15 years.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Step back in time on a history tour
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    Theres a unique museum in the Radomysl Castle the Museum of Ukrainian Home Icons. They were painted in XVII-XX centuries. Its exhibition of Christian art objects, named "The Soul of Ukraine", is the biggest one in Ukraine. Today they are open for visitors of the Museums exhibition halls where has been collecting and saving from destruction over 5000 home icons for 15 years. This collection represents the philosophy of thousand Ukrainian families from different regions of the country audits evolution throughout centuries. But in all times the Ukrainian home icons have been family heirlooms painted for individual spiritual needs of every person in family. Here you can find home Iconostasis /wall of icons/, small travelling icons, Cossack icons, Hutsul folding icons, the icons painted on canvas, casted of metal and carved on wood and also ancient wooden and stone sculptures. Travellers call all museum exhibits as "orphan" icons, thrown out of houses and saved from destruction in the times of aggressive atheism. Some of them were damaged when faith of God was persecuted.

    Paper Mill Reviving good traditions of the paper mill of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, the manual production of paper, practiced by Orthodox monks 400 years ago, for further book-publishing, was restored in the Castle. The Castles paper production line uses the same equipment that was used in XVII century. The paper made in Radomysl was used for printing "Chasoslov" (The Book of Hours) the first book ever published in Kiev, in 1616.

    The Castles Landscape Park attracts those, who are sick and tired of large cities' noise and want to feel their connection with nature. Here you can see rocks, trees and river waterfalls, all of them stretched across a large distance. Only here you can see a dozen of unique kinds of iris, bred and granted to the Park by Igor Khorosh, a Ukrainian plant breeder; pink and white water lilies, English roses, magnolias and also a water-nut, Trapa rossica, enlisted into The Red Book.

    All exhibits are genuine.

    Inclusions

    Private guided tour

    Professional private religious historian guide

    Hotel pick up and drop-off

    Transoprtation from Kiev and back by private car, or minivan, minibus

    Walking tour around the Radomysl Castle

    Exclusions

    Entrance fees (about US$ 5 per person)

    Master-class at the Paper Mill

    Food and drinks at the local restaurant on the territory of Radomysl Castle

    Photo and camera are available

    Souvenirs are available in Museum

    Shipping by the local lake

    Room booking at the local Hostel inside the Radomysl Castle

    Please be informed You should pay all entrances fee for the guide what coming with you from Kiev

    Entry/Admission - Radomysl Castle

    Additional Info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

    You can stay for the overnight at the Castle's Hotel

    You can order the Marriage Night Service at the Castle's Hotel

    Another language speaking guide is on request. (subject for the pricing)

    Not wheelchair accessible

    Infants must sit on laps

    Most travelers can participate