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St. Volodymyr's Cathedral

20 Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 235 5385
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20 Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev, Ukraine
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"blue domes"
in 4 reviews
"russian painters"
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"major landmarks"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful inside"
in 6 reviews
"botanical gardens"
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"nice church"
in 4 reviews
"take photos"
in 9 reviews
"well worth the visit"
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"golden gate"
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"paintings"
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"interior"
in 19 reviews
"kyiv"
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"prayer"
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"worship"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favorite church in my native city. It's really wonderful place. Cathedral is very old and famous. If you're in Kiev, you must visit this place. You can pray here and just look at Ukrainian orthodox religion.

Thank lukas21011977
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eye-catching with its yellow exterior and 7 blue domes in Byzantine style. Built in the 19th century to commemorate 900 years of Orthodox Christianity in the city. Quite dark but ethereal inside.

Thank R_A617
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across this by accident. Beautiful church inside with lots of monuments. the structure outside and striking yellow really makes it look welcoming

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most tourists seem to skip this cathedral as it's not on the 'tourist' trail. We loved coming across this one - they allowed photos and are friendly to tourist. A man was happy to explain things without asking for money, just because he like tourists...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With all the churches to visit, this was my favourite. If you are a single lady, be sure to light a candle for St Barbara. Besides looking after artillerymen, she can also find you a husband within a year (apparently). I feel that Babs has...More

Thank Channel41
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

We spent a lot of time walking around Kiev looking at the fabulous churches they have. This was near to our hotel and thorough enjoyed looking at the artefacts that were in side. We purchased some love icons from here

Thank DawnDec1956
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We kept walking by St Cyril’s Monestary and finally took the time to go in.. it was gorgeous and they allowed photos! No head cover needed either. Felt very spiritual in the Monastery... the roof was a gorgeous view from the Hilton... awesome to wake...More

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

this is a very beautiful and friendly to tourists cathedral, with well maintained wall paintings and icons

Thank Lizzie W
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Definitely my favourite cathedral/church in Kiev. I love the domes which are blue with stars on, different to the all golden ones elsewhere. The inside is also nice, not too showy with mosaics done by masters from Venice.

Thank Janulik
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

I was there for a Sunday service. Excellent choir. There are a number of stalls selling religious artifacts so cheap I wondered if they had made an error. There is also an excellent choir at St Michaels.

Thank Richard M
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michellefisher2002
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Response from Iryna Z | Reviewed this property |
I think it was about 50 UAH or so. But you could always ask someone from visitors to help you with translation, most young people in Kyiv speak English
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