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Address: Karl Marx Square, 1, Kharkiv, Ukraine

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Wonderful Eastern Orthodox Cathedral in the east of Ukraine!))

Visited from 27 Oct-30 Oct 2013 in the RAIN! It's a big and grandiose cathedral in which preachers go to to pray. To get there from the centre(Sumskaya St.), you'd need to go down... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Visited from 27 Oct-30 Oct 2013 in the RAIN! It's a big and grandiose cathedral in which preachers go to to pray. To get there from the centre(Sumskaya St.), you'd need to go down the stairs to the fountains, then go across the bridge. Because it's very big, you CAN'T MISS IT! Inside it's quite big like that of the... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Again best viewed at night this is a very atmospheric and attractive cathedral. For me the only problem was how spectacularly unfriendly all the staff at the cathedral were ince you got inside which made for an unpleasant visiting experience.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a beautiful Cathedral both inside and out. I was lucky enough to arrive during a service and the chanting, singing and incense gave me a truly spiritual experience even though I could not understand a single word. Visit - it is a sumptuous treat for your senses and soul whether you are devout or non-believer.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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272 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This cathedral looks really beautiful, and the interior beauty far exceeds the exterior. But apparently no ones allowed to enjoy it. I was immediately approached by a man sitting in a chair after entering. He made a big fuss about my hat despite the fact that all the women were wearing shawls over their heads. Then he began yelling and... More 

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Харьков, Украина
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

it has a long history, situated in the city centre and in the evening you must have seen it from the hill - the view is amazing

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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

One of the "must see" in Kharkov. Very unusual design!Every time I see it- I stop for few minutes, because it's charming!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This church was lovely incredible both inside and outside definitely worth a return visit, it is amazing to see the devotion of the people lighting candles and saying prayers,it could convert the most cynical

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Even full of people at prayer, it was a beautiful place. So many pieces of history on display. No I am not an Orthodox person. Still you could feel at peace and know God was close by. It was too dark for inside pictures, but it is worth the stop to see it!

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Kharkiv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Great and magnificent view to Annunciation Cathedral opens up from the place where people observe the panorama of the western part of the city, it is not far from Terraced Park. The first church of the Blessed Virgin Mary Annunciation was founded in 1655. But the one you can see nowadays has been constructed nearly 100 year ago by architect... More 

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Corfe Castle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I am from the UK, and not a regular church person, but every time I am in Kharkov we go to this Cathedral, usually in the afternoon, This is a stunning building, always busy with Prayer , wonderful atmosphere, you really feel like you are in Gods home, I love to spend 1/2 hour here , on each visit, Always... More 

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Address: Address: Karl Marx Square, 1, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kharkiv Oblast  >  Kharkiv

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