A short walk from the city center. This cathedral is a must see if you come to Kiev. Lovely exterior and magnificent interior
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Amazing church , over 1000 years old , one of the buildings that were not destroyed by the invadering armies. The paintings inside show among others Jaroslav the Wise' familie . The Bell Tower has a beautiful view over Kiev.
We visited this site in the late afternoon on a cloudy day. The sun shone brightly though the clouds illuminating the many gold domes and we took photos and videos that would have served as a Kiev travel commercial. When we tried to visit the...More
In my opinion this is one of the most beautiful Cathedrals in Kyiv along with Saint Michaels. Very much in old Eastern European style architecture it is well worth visiting and is one of the 'must see' attractions in the city.
We spent several hours wandering around the various buildings in the site. The cathedral was magnificent. Bell tower view a bit scary.
Go around, take pictures, go up the tower for a Great view over the center of the city and beyond! This one is a must to do in Kiev
This is not just another church. In fact it is now a museum you have to pay to go in, cannot take photos and it doesn't matter what you wear. The frescoes and mosaics dating back to the 11th century are very impressive. Even if...More
This church is over 900 years old. It has been destroyed and rebuilt several times but you can still view some of the original foundation and floor. This is not an operational church but it is a significant historical structure that is more than worth...More
I really enjoyed this trip. I did a tour, that was good, informative and won't break the bank by Western European standards. There are info boards in the cathedral but I think a tour was worth the value. The inside of the cathedral is very...More