One of the most beautiful Orthodox churches in East Asia ، Harbin is a beautiful city and maybe in afew years it will become one of the most beautiful city in east asia
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A beautiful Cathedral believed to be a Russian Orthodox Church. Take close look at the fine details on the outside of the church and you realize the effort and careful work put into building it. Too bad it is no longer a church as such,...More
Beautifully preserve church on the outside and Museum in the inside. However it a little bit small. It would be great if there some english explanation on the wall next to all the historical picture
I found this Cathedral to be really interesting due to the overt religious implications outside and lack of religion inside. All the walls looked like they had religious art removed and there was no altar or other religious furniture inside. The Cathedral has been changed...More
We visited this Russian Church during our trip to North East China. .It was dark and cold when we were there.This neo Byzantine orthodox church was built during the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway in 1903. The St Sophia Cathedral was a beacon church for...More
We were very impressed with its exterior when we saw it on 10 May. We stayed at ibis, Zhaolin Street (兆麟街 Zhaolin Jie), so it was a 5-min walk to St Sophia's Square and St Sophia's Cathedral. We only saw the interior on 12 May....More
A cathedral that was never consecrated, it was allowed to go into disrepair until recently. When I went there was a display of photographs showing how Harbin has developed. The decayed interior was beautiful and only added to the effect.
Quite interesting when we visited cathedrals in the European countries they are usually well refurnished and carrying out religious functions as what they should be. This Cathedral is aged and the past glory was not restored. Contrary to that it has on show many photos...More
It was Cathedral but nowadays turn into museum where the Harbin history shows in here.It feels like in Rusia when you're in here not like in China.I think it's a must visit when you're in Harbin.
Its an overrated place, i really don't think it should be in must visit place list in Harbin. Its just a building, not even church. Inside this building there are Historical photos of Harbin for which explanation is only in Chinese so if you can't...More