We seen a lot of churches and cathedrals & many take your breath away. This is no exception - the main mosaic inside is very special. Be idle here. But no photos inside
About Saint Sophia Cathedral
11 - 20 of 754 reviews
As still celebrating Christmas and new year.. decorations all around. You can buy warm spicy wines around and have a nice walk. The church is beautiful from the outside! We couldnt go inside, but the view has to be nice from tbe tower. There is...More
This exceptional building, including the whole complex and the location within the very center of Kiev (Kyiv), with all its glory, magnificent beauty and mysterious past from our point of view can be compared with the most famous Europe's landmarks. Well preserved and still not...More
Quiet, beautiful and fascinating. We spent an hour here exploring this old cathedral. Come for the detailed altar, stay for the original works of art.
An impressive exterior and surrounding, some part dating back nearly 1000 years, with some wall painting touched up, and not so well to be honest. Nevertheless you need to take 20 mins to see inside. There is a miniature cityscape model of Kiev within cathedral.
The exterior is more impressive than the interior, but take your time to appreciate the ongoing restoration work and wander around