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St Sophia cathedral

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Address: Kremlin, Vologda, Russia
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The power old time builders and painters

Light and indescribably elegant in its architectural simplicity, the St.Sofia church dominates city line with the silver cupola. It has been around for while. It saw many zgars... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
vesnaileto
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Holmdel, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Light and indescribably elegant in its architectural simplicity, the St.Sofia church dominates city line with the silver cupola. It has been around for while. It saw many zgars, invaders, officials, commoners. The interior could leave you breathless with its frescoes. Take your time. Even if you are not that religious, you will feel the power old time painters. Must see.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

The architecture is fantastic. I don't like any religion, however, this place is well worth a visit. I really enjoyed looking round the site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Gorgeous frescos (can be seen at: http://vologda-portal.ru/en/about_the_city/index.php?SECTION_ID=5475 click on 'tourist sights' and 'St Sophia' to get inside). One of the better preserved churches in Vologda. There is a fee to get in and it isn't normally open after October until spring as there is no heat. This is a must see when you are in Vologda.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

....located inside the cathedral. The whole interior is covered with them. The lady put on some choral music when I entered and I felt as if I could imagine what the cathedral would be like during a divine liturgy. Well worth the visit.

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