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wide and nice square. if you are not afraid of hight you can climb the tower for the view. there is... read more

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Biteviye
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Izmir, Turkey
Good for a walk through

No doubt you will pass through Sofiyskaya Square while visiting Kiev and Saint Sophia's Cathedral... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just a big square with some nice buildings to one side and a view if you look forward of the St Sophia Complex, and if you look back of St Michaels Cathedral. You basically walk between them across the square

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wide and nice square. if you are not afraid of hight you can climb the tower for the view. there is no elevator you have to march up to top.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Biteviye
Reviewed November 2, 2018

No doubt you will pass through Sofiyskaya Square while visiting Kiev and Saint Sophia's Cathedral and St Michael's Monastery. It's definitely worth a pause to appreciate the beautiful buildings at either end and the sheer size of the square and admire the rest of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Grand square at the heart of Kiev old center, Sofiyskaya Square enjoys the scenery of two main cathedrals: Saint Michael and Saint Sophia with Hetman Bohdan Khmelnitsky statue in the middle.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alexandre K
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This square has nice, mellow energy throughout the year, and especially over the Winter holiday period around New Year, when there is an incredible, tall, beautiful Christmas tree with many different lightings from night to night. This is accompanied by great on-stage musical concerts also,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank paultagney
Reviewed September 18, 2018

A big square that includes some impressive sites; St. Sophia Cathedral with its golden domes and the powerful monument to the Cossack Bohdan Khmelnytsky. St Michael's Square is only a short walk away.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NickJCarey
Reviewed September 16, 2018

With St. Sophia's Church, the large square, monument in the square and the view of Archangel Michel 's Church was very pretty. Also the shops along side the square were delightful

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank William E
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Sofiyskaya is at the opposite end of Volodymyrska. From here one can take in the domes of St. Sophia Cathedral along with its blue and white bell tower, and the mighty statue of Bohdan Khmelnytsky on horseback, the Cossack hetman who liberated Kiev from the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Did not find the square that much of an attraction. The views of the buildings around the area are ok, but the big empty square is...

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Brenton K
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This was right outside my hotel, review to follow, and a nice place to sit and watch the world go by, and yet quiet. look in either direction and there are two magnificent cathedrals to marvel at any time of day, and a great historic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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