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St. Cyril's Monastery

12 Oleny Telihy Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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12 Oleny Telihy Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

It's a bit far from central Kiev, but can be reached through a walk through Babi Yar. Babi Yar is a beautiful park with a dark history. It's about a 30min walk through the park from metro to St Cyril's. Make sure you find the...More

1  Thank James G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Amazingly beautiful frescoes. We visited quite a few churches, monasteries and cathedrals. I myself do not tire of the immense effort invested in religious art. This one is fabulous.

Thank Lovetotraveldubai
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My visit to St Cyril Monastery lived up to all the things I had read about it. The frescos were lovely. I took a tour but it was in Russian so my friend had to translate. On Saturday afternoon, there is a service so this...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of the oldest churches in Kiev, part of St Sofia. Dating back to the 12th Century, there are examples of the original frescoes, alongside 19th Century restorations (if I understood the Ukrainian-speaking caretaker correctly!!). With impressive artwork by M Vrubel (wonderfully evocative)...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I have been here before many years ago in 1987. This time we came, the monastery was closed for some reason. If open, this is a beautiful and educational place to spend a few hours.

Thank IntlTrainer
Reviewed 20 September 2016

First of all it is one of the two most ancient churches in Kyiv, the first one and more famous is St. Sofia’s cathedral situated in the very centre of Ukrainian capital. This one is located a bit further – the district named Dorogozhychi (it...More

7  Thank Mitablogger
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Such a beautiful place to visit and really good to understand Ukraines culture! Its been compared as the Vatican of Orthodox Church.

Thank Baffo d'Oro P
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Architecture of Kievan Rus era with Ukrainian Baroque paintings, frescoes, and the masterpieces of Mikhail Vrubel. Take the metro to "Dorogozhychi" Metro Station then take Trolley bus No 27 five stops.

Thank RolandG9
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This is a fine example of a Church and Church art that goes back into the Middle ages. The inside is filled with restored frescoes that date back hundreds of years both restored and original examples. No pictures are allowed but we were give permission...More

Thank Jodphd
Reviewed 15 August 2015

One of the most magical places in Kiev - stunning artwork and unforgettable atmosphere.. Definitely worth the trek off the classical central city path!

Thank AnnaDmi
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