Underground city near Kiev
Underground city near Kiev
In Kiev the cave found a network of secret underground passageways, man-made caves, hiding places, traps, fortifications. Except that the catacombs of ancient Rome, or Paris catacombs can in any way be compared with the caves of Kiev.
Close to town, which we know is there is another underground Kyiv. which hides thousands of secrets. Archaeologists know of more than three hundred of the Kiev catacombs.
“We have a blueprint, there is hope that the oldest underground structure originated in the territory of the city of Kiev during the time of the Chalcolithic. This is the period of transition from the stone age to the age of metals — and the entrance to these caves is just in the yard of one of houses”, — said the doctor of historical Sciences Timur Bobrovsky.
900 years completely intact — in the prestigious district of Kiev — large construction — Zverinetska the entrance to the cave. The cave is almost not changed its appearance over the centuries, reports TSN.
Researcher of the Kiev underground Vladislav woodpeckers holds one of the ancient underground caves of Kiev. An abandoned monastery located here, older than the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra.
Zverinetska the caves are unique in themselves. But there is a place — actually a special — the underground Church. It is difficult to say how old she is, but archaeologists say it was built in ancient period. And here is a symbol, in recent years became very popular in Kiev. It Zverinetsky the cross. Here he painted during the heyday of Ancient Russia.
These dungeons, like dozens of other hidden structures of Kiev for centuries has acquired a veil of mystery. One of the caves called the dragon’s nest. Others are looking for the legendary library of Yaroslav the Wise. And all because the majority of underground structures — has remained unexplored. Even long-known Zverinetska of the cave.
Here — in one of the passages is found the inscription, which is made by researchers in the last century, which reflects the current attitude to the heritage of antiquity: “Is 20th century so few will appreciate the monument of Russian antiquity, how little appreciated his 19th century”.
Now this inscription corrected. The researchers hope that the 21st century will open all the mysteries of the Kiev caves.
And recently, the media reported that two ninth-graders from Kerch was lost in the quarries of the dungeon. Elvira and Katja went missing on Friday night. Girls hanging out with friends, and passing Starokulatinsky quarries, the company decided to look there. This 30-kilometre multi-level maze of mined coquina stone, during the great Patriotic hid the guerrillas, now they are abandoned. About this place a long time goes bad reputation — they say that in Soviet times there were lost children, and three days later found only their bones gnawed by rats. Rumor has it also that people, once there, go crazy. Elvira with Katya too had heard about these “horrors”, but curiosity took over.