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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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+380 44 235 5385
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"blue domes"
in 4 reviews
"russian painters"
in 4 reviews
"major landmarks"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful inside"
in 6 reviews
"nice church"
in 4 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 4 reviews
"take photos"
in 9 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"golden gate"
in 4 reviews
"orthodox"
in 21 reviews
"paintings"
in 19 reviews
"interior"
in 19 reviews
"kyiv"
in 22 reviews
"prayer"
in 10 reviews
"worship"
in 8 reviews
"mass"
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"choir"
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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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Reviewed 5 days ago

A truly spectacular Cathedral decorated with breathtaking paintings by famous artists. Absolutely special atmosphere during Orthodox Easter celebration

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a religious man. But stayed next to this church over easter with lots of processions etc. It is fantastic. Both in the day time and the night. So beautiful

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

A visit to this beautiful church showed me that I was visiting a country with an historic and noble past. The walls are filled with stunning paintings and statues. It takes a little getting used to, but there a many coffins on display throughout the...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

This magnificent cathedral is one of the few that allows photographs inside, although you do have to pay a nominal fee to take photos. This doesn't mean that it is any less significant or spiritual. It was full of devoted worshippers on the day we...More

Thank MandanaJames
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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

After so many churches not permitting photography it was great to find this church - video cost was 200uah and still camera I think was 70uah.

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Reviewed January 12, 2018

be sure to take a local translator. An incredible ornate church that is worth the stop to visit and an Orthodox guide is most helpful.

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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

We just happened to see this one night while in Kiev and stopped in to see. It is beautiful. They were having prayer vigils and service when we came in; so, I felt a little imposing take pictures. There was a sign on the door...More

Thank mgriz
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

Located between both old and high rise buildings near Universytet metro station, this church has all the characteristics known for Eastern Orthodox culture and architecture. The main difference are the blue domes decorated with golden 'stars'. Interior is the most important part. Frescoes and domes...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

A stunning interior to this cathedral with as expected gold and paintings. Remove hats when entering and as expected not to speak too loudly.

Thank MB201065
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michellefisher2002
April 15, 2017|
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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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