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This is a lovely bell tower, which offers nice views of central Kiev from its upper parts.
There are 3 observation balconies in the tower, with many, many stairs to reach them.
Ticket is apx. 1.5US$.
Recommended only if you can climb numerous steep stairs.
Obviously you should do the cathedral as well but if you just wanted to enter the belltower and not the cathedral it is just 30 Hyryvinia. Well worth it for the views. 40 steps to the bells level with good views over the cathedral and...More
The bell tower of St. Sophia Cathedral was built in the 17th century., Rebuilt in the 18th and 19th. Since then, as the bell tower became a 4-tier (19th c.), It began to dominate in the urban composition. Architectural style is the Ukrainian Baroque. The...More
This is the belfry that is within the grounds of St Sophia church. The views from the top are great - both of the church and of Kiev. We were totally alone up there which made it even better! Would definitely recommend.
I would have loved to see this view at night, but I wasnt staying long enough. The view during the day was excellent. I got some great photos. Need to be a little fit to walk up. And don't look down at what is holding...More
This is well worth a double visit. During the daytime (and evening) some fabulous views. The tower itself is a marvel with some lovely ornate decoration. if you can time your visit, you can be there when the bells are rung. Truly magical. Take your...More
Bell Tower was three-tiered structure of the architect Gottfried Johann Schädel; with gilded spire was erected in 1748, at the end of the 19th century built the fourth tier and the dome. On turquoise background white stucco walls, "are the same as under King Louis...More