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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The title of my review refers to the specific date we visited the church, which happened to be Epiphany (хрещеня, or Khreshchenya, in the local language,) which is an important holiday here. It has always seemed a bit dark in here, but I love the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eva J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

you have seen them all. A very impressive cathedral with nice paintings but as an atheist I must say that all cathedrals around the world look and feel the same. Impressive and nice but not more special than the next.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PHBG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of not many churches in Kyiv, which survived communism, because it was declared a museum of art. Painted by the famous artists like Vasnetsov and Vrubel. The fresco and paintings are very light and fairy-tale like. Watch for my favorite painting of Lucifer above...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank OksanaKyiv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is well worth taking 20 -40 minutes to experience this beautiful and very typical Orthodox Cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard H
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Magnificent cathedral with bright yellow walls and blue domes with golden stars is sure to charm everyone, who visits it. The temple is a little dark inside, but in the same time very beautiful and interesting. This Cathedral is one of main and famous churches...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AleksanderKiev
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We found the church has a beautiful architecture especially from inside were told it is one of the oldest churches on Kiev. A must visit once for the interior architecture

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Incredibly beautiful painting and amazing atmosphere. Must see in Kiev! Works by Viktor Vasnetsov in the Cathedral it is masterpiece. Church services are held in the morning and in the evening and everyone is very loyal to tourists. You can feel yourself in Byzantium for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Koko Y
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This isn’t the most famous of the cathedrals or churches in Kiev and the exterior is not as impressive as some of the others but inside this is definitely a contender for being the prettiest of them all. The air is thick with the smell...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank zadunajska8
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We managed to watch a typical Ukrainian christening ceremony at this old Cathedral with beautiful icons.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alexandre K
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This is a beautiful cathedral ornamented with many religious artefacts; I like that fact that the local community seems to use this cathedral for worshipping which makes it more than just a tourist attraction. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Iryna Z | Reviewed this property |
I think it was about 50 UAH or so. But you could always ask someone from visitors to help you with translation, most young people in Kyiv speak English
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