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Saint Sophia Cathedral

24 Volodymyrska Str, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 278 6262
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The cathedral was built over nine centuries and is a great example of Byzantine and Ukrainian Baroque architecture. The interior contains mosaics and frescoes dating back to the 11th century.
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24 Volodymyrska Str, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 278 6262
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Reviewed 3 days ago

check this cathedral out ...unique building style, and a lot of view all around it makes this trip worth a while. check out also the surrounding attractions..lots to see.

Thank Alon L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Top tip - as always in Ukraine - pay in small denomination notes - they have trouble making change. But it's worth it!

Thank Farehamvoyager
Reviewed 6 days ago

excellent cathedral and a must see obviously while in Kiev. loved the museums within the grounds as well. dont miss

Thank TheTravelPirate
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

...E-x-c-e-p-t-i-o-n-a-l !!!!! Please take time to visit this place , you’ll never forget it ! History and spiritual mix them

Thank amanipm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very enjoyable excursion to the cathedral complex. Allow about an hour as it is a good 10 minutes walk from the metro station. The 11th century church is well maintained and within the complex there are many side museums you can visit for a small...More

Thank grimj03
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's raining again... so let's go to the church... This one is combining culture and traditions. Pay a complete visit ended up by the bell tower to overlook the city. It's not raining inside...

Thank Ad v
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saint Sophia Cathdral is very centrally located and very near the Hotel I stayed in. It is worth a visit (1 hour or more)

Thank Regina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited early in the morning and the cathedral wasn't open yet, but the walled compound has a lot to offer. It was a peaceful walk and I particularly enjoyed the beauty of the bell tower. You can spend 1-2 hours depending on how of...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used be to different than now. With its green Slavic types of towers and its Bell Tower an incredible look of living Orthodox Ukranian or Slavic culture if you are a student its so cheap to enter for whole area but if you re not...More

Thank Ahmet D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You musn't know the history of Kiev without visit this amazing cathedral. There are a very good views of all the city from the top of his bell tower.

Thank Julià R
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24 March 2016|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
Closed Thursday, open Friday through Tuesday 10am till 6pm, Wednesday 10am till 5pm