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Greek Catholic Monastery in Krekhiv

Krekhiv monastery of St. Nicholas Fathers Basilian, founded in 1612, is located in the village of Krekhiv in the Zholkovsky district of the Lviv region, about 40 km north-west of Lviv.

The monastery ensemble is a monument of architecture of national importance of the 17th-18th centuries. The walled area of the monastery has the shape of an irregular pentagon.

Krekhiv monastery is one of the most significant shrines of Greek Catholics in Ukraine, a place of mass pilgrimage. Krekhiv monastery on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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