Please visit when in town. And a short walk away is the old town superb plus churches more cosy . The bell tower gives amazing views across the city.
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If you want to learn more about the past of Ukraine, the origins of Ruthens, I'd recommend to visit the Sophia Cathedral. They have English speaking guides and the church tour will take about 30 min. Also, you may climb the bell tower (pretty height)...More
This is a truly beautiful cathedral, the equal of any in the Orthodox world. Welcoming. Well maintained. A place to pray, whatever one's faith, not just to visit.
In a city with so many cathedrals, there is a reason this one is number one. We neglected to see it the last time we were in Kiev, and are glad we got to this time. Climb the tower for excellent views. Inside the cathedral...More
Having visited the other, arguably more famous namesake of St. Sophia in Istanbul recently, I was completely blown away by the interior of the Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev. The decoration and iconography is jaw dropping and though I was limited on time, I bought...More
Thousand year old fescoes and mosaics. A huge edifice with a serene and sombre interiour andcontrasting light coloured wedding cake exteriour. Additional entrance fees for some of the objects. Small exhibition of old maps at the ZGate.
The tickets are sold by various types, so you can choose the places you want to visit. However, I recommend the bell tower, because the view from up there is spectacular. The territory is quite large, so you'd better put enough time for this place.
This cathedral is at the top of a hill in Kiev and faces Saint Michael's Cathedral which is located at the other end of the street. It is in a nice area and there is a monument in the same square. I would recommend including...More