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Sofiiskaya Belfry

Vladimirskaya St, 24, Kiev, Ukraine
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14 Sep 2017
“Amazing”
16 Jun 2017
“A lovely bell tower.”
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Vladimirskaya St, 24, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Amazing and super original building in the earth of the city. It will leave you speachless, just like most of the attractions of this wonderful city.

1  Thank Davide G
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

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.

Thank TheShis
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

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

Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

the breath taken view worth to go all that upstairs, also ancient icons in temple and all that historical points will make your heart bitting faster)) just go))

Thank Elena K
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

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

Thank Delilah1803
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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

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.

Thank deathbyblackcat
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Reviewed 7 August 2015

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

Thank Cent A
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Reviewed 9 May 2015

The view from here was great! You could see all of the city. I really liked the color also. It was an excellent contrast with the blue sky.

Thank norgeva
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

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

Thank Colin G
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

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

1  Thank Viktor K
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