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St. Volodymyr's Cathedral

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Address: 20 Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev, Ukraine
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Amazing Vasnetzov's paintings, one of the most impressive orthodox cathedrals

St.Volodymyr is one of my favorite cathedrals and real must-see in Kiev. It is especially known for its amazing interior paintings one might spend hours admiring.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St.Volodymyr is one of my favorite cathedrals and real must-see in Kiev. It is especially known for its amazing interior paintings one might spend hours admiring.

Thank Iryna Z
Goshen, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a unique and moving Cathedral and a must see to understand the culture of Ukraine. Be prepared to donate money for the right to photograph the murals and inlays inside the cathedral. This is a worthy cause since it helps to maintain the structure.

Thank davidswank2005
Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

just beautiful!!! especially inside. impressive painting. absolutely amazing atmosphere. Vrubel's painting is fantastic...

Thank Vasyl P
Karnei Shomron, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The Cathedral has little historical value, but is impressive and beautiful. Especially, from inside.

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I visited this Cathedral several times. Luckily on Pokrova, 14 of October, the greatest Christian holiday I could visit it as well. Spacious inside, holy atmosphere. Staff inside was informative and helpful.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited this cathedral during an evening walk. Although very dark, but as there were prayers being held it was candlelit which gave it a very mystical and warm charm. Could have stayed there for much longer ! Very beautiful and well worth the visit

Thank EjazTrips
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We see this church in the night and it was beautiful illuminated. Probably better see it in the night instead of day. It situated 7-8 min walk from the Opera and ballet theatre

Thank Michael M
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a working church and when we went there was a mass going on. It is appropriate to cover head and legs if in shorts. Beautiful architecture and interesting interior.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Come across this cathedral by chance just as a weeding party were turning up and the bells were ringing out. Stunning from the outside and even more so inside, worth seeking out.

Thank GrahameHportsmouth
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Stopped off at St Volodymyr's Cathedral as part of a city tour with Soloeast travel. we didn't stay long as it was very early in the morning and as it is a proper functional church we didn't want to disrupt the service too much. there is a small charge for taking photos inside which is well worth it if you... More 

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