St. Sophia's Cathedral

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General Information

St. Sophia’s Cathedral is a monument in the city of Kiev, Ukraine. St. Sophia’s Cathedral was built in the 11th century, it was built to a mixture of Byzantine and Ukrainian Baroque architectural styles. It is an eye-catching building and its history and architecture have made it a UNESCO World Heritage site. The cathedral hasn’t served as a religious place since the Soviet anti-religious campaign in the early 20th century, although there have been efforts in recent years to return the cathedral to the Orthodox church, but it still remains a museum.

Getting there

The cathedral is situated in the city centre of Kiev. You can get there by taking the 24 or 114 buses which stop outside the cathedral.

Opening Times and Admission

The cathedral is open daily 9am-7pm. Entry fee varies depending on what you want to do at the cathedral such as access the bell tower etc; it ranges between 20-80UAH.

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Posted: 6 Jan 2020, 21:23

Edited: 6 Jan 2020, 21:24



Looked after..


The museum/cathedral is well looked after. Hopefully one day it returns fully to its original purpose.

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