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“Very nice complex, with a lot to see”

Saint Sophia Cathedral
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Owner description: The cathedral was built over nine centuries and is a great example of Byzantine and Ukrainian Baroque architecture. The interior contains mosaics and frescoes dating back to the 11th century.
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“Very nice complex, with a lot to see”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

If you are in Kiev, you should see this. A very nice place to see and walk around, with all kind of different buildings. All of them more than worth to see. Very nice atmosphere. Near the city centre and other interesting places.

Visited September 2013
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“A must in Kiev”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

It's a masterpiece. Don't miss it! You would not be able to take your eyes off of the frescoes. If you have limited time to visit only one place this should be it!

Visited October 2013
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“golden domes shine”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

Sophia cathedral is another stunning example of the churchesa round Kiev. Many are within walking distance of each other and all so beautifully decorated. Definately worht a visit to add to the photo collection and enjoy the ambience of the people's religion. Some good walking tour apps of kiev which have this on its route and share detailed information of its history

Visited October 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Not bad”
Reviewed October 3, 2013

Really pretty stuff. Stunning mosaics, very ornate interior (no pictures allowed inside though) and beautiful views from the top of the Bell Tower.

Visited January 2013
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“World heritage”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

Beautiful cathedral with special historical mosaics and beuatiful outlook from the tower. You can easily spend 3-4 hours here exploring the history of Kiev.
This cathedral was the first in the contry to be placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Visited March 2013
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