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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
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Vladimirskaya st., 24, Kiev 01001, Ukraine
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 5 days ago

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

Thank William E
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Iouri L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the things I like to do when I travel is to either sign up for a tour of the local churches in the city. Their Churches are simply Beautiful, so much so that it will blow you away. Some of the Churches are...More

Thank danielcullen915
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Millennium-old frescoes, icons and mosaics in a church that testifies to the advancement of real RUS culture, not that phony Moscow knockoff version. Going on 1,100 years old, the Sophia Cathedral is the highlight of this territory set right in the center of the city....More

Thank Iljapriide
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I highly recommend to take guide, it makes a difference. It costs not so much, but the interesting facts (specially the model of old Kiev) makes all the difference then just walking around on your own

Thank OskarsK7
Reviewed July 18, 2018

You would love this square as it has lot of history and beautiful monuments here. Even the surroundings are beautiful

Thank YuktiAgrawal
Reviewed July 11, 2018

It is good to go inside when walking from Golden Gate to Maidan. Church is big and nice. One of the most famous places in Kiev.

Thank Jarosław U
Reviewed June 29, 2018

This is a great place to explore. This should be definitely on the must visit list and it is not very difficult to reach the place. Enjoy the architeture, the location and surroundings for couple hours. You will like it.

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Cosima V
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Response from Arkodeb | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to take a guided tour of this place. You may check with Viator once where they offer bundled tour packages.
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