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National Conservation Area "St.Sophia of Kyiv" - a museum complex, which includes 77 monuments. Reserve attractions are the main objects of tourist routes Kiev and Crimea. In 1990, the Saint Sophia Cathedral with a complex of monastic buildings of...more
Vladimirskaya st., 24, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 278 2620
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All reviews bell tower th century modern art nice church interesting place orthodox church visit kiev golden gate rus frescoes oldest complex history prince kyiv museum territory
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop on your tour and take in the history. It is one of the oldest orthodox churches which now contains several complexes - including the national museum.

Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not hesitate to climb the tower (if the weather is beautiful) as you will be able to take picture of Saint Sophia from above and also Saint Michel (further away but direct view)

Thank Christophe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a very nice place to visit - it is a complex of different buildings - all very interesting - and you can just buy an entrance ticket or select places to visit and pay for each separately

Thank Piotr M
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Our guided tour was extremely informative and really tied in how this place held a legitimate place within Ukraine's history. The grounds and buildings were impressive and there are models inside to show you how it looked at certain points through its existence.

Thank Tyler H
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Great historical place, complex ofnsome churches (but be careful and check opening time of every because it could be closed). Complex consists of Irina's Church (was built by Prince Jaroslav the wise for his wife Irina), George's church for son of Jaroslav, and Sophia for...More

Thank Olunka
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We took the medium ticket - entrance to monastery and 2 smaller buildings. First of all the inner court has wonderful green grass and trees. Lots of benches to sit, relax and feel the history. The museums are well maintained and not to large. Enough...More

Thank Constantin K
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a must see for any history buff. Best to go on a tour with guides as they can explain more of the history on St Sophia. There was some renovations going on but you can still see and feel the history of this...More

Thank G S
Reviewed September 14, 2018

we took a tour of this beautiful area and the sites were outstanding... the history of these buildings are incredible

Thank William E
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Amazing monument of Kyiv Rus architecture. Was built 1018-1036 by Yaroslav the Wise. Great frescoes and mosaics

Thank Iouri L
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Nice cathedral and gardens; nice to relax a bit on the gardens, or enjoy a picnic, after visiting the church. Different prices considering what you want to visit.

Thank Ana L
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It is possible to take a guided tour of this place. You may check with Viator once where they offer bundled tour packages.