Greek Catholic Monastery in Krekhiv

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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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