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This church while not very impressive compared to other churches in Kiev, is still a must visit to see its impressive bell tower and dome church complex. It is not far from golden gate and St Micheal church and hence should combine them together.
Beautiful fall day-perfect weather and this complex was really pleasant to visit.
Be forewarned-KNOW WHAT TICKETS YOU WANT TO BUY!!! There is a big choice.
Second, the church has scaffolding inside the main area.
Third, easy toilets to get to.
Fourth, Hope for a sunny...More
The highlight is the mosaic of the virgin in the cathedral. When I visited there was a modern take on mosaics made from painted Easter eggs also worth the visit. The winding staircase to the upper floor has a series of arches are definitely worth...More
In a city with over 200 cathedrals this one definitely stands out not in my view not necessarily the most beautiful one. The grounds are big and will take a few hours to cover it all specially if you decide to go inside as well.