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St. Volodymyr's Cathedral

20 Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 235 5385
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“blue domes” (4 reviews)
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20 Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev, Ukraine
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+380 44 235 5385
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"blue domes"
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"russian painters"
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"artwork inside"
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"major landmarks"
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"amazing interior"
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"the main city centre"
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"yellow walls"
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"lighting candles"
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"working church"
in 3 reviews
"wonderful churches"
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"nice church"
in 4 reviews
"wonderful place to visit"
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"take photos"
in 9 reviews
"botanical gardens"
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"hilton hotel"
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"well worth the visit"
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"shevchenko park"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 13 January 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.

Thank InTheDesert2014
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Reviewed 11 January 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.

Thank pss_offd
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Reviewed 10 January 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 10 January 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

Thank danilodachac
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Reviewed 3 January 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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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

One of the most unique cathedrals of the city: its color combination and its architectonic style are really special. It’s near the main city centre

Thank shadylau
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

arrived here during a mass and was taken by the musik of a female choir and the ceremony which was attended by very religios people. thrilling atmosphere!

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

To get the full historical significance of the artwork inside, it's good to have a guide who can tell you about the history of St. Volodymyr and his family. Fascinating insight into Ukrainian cultural background.

Thank Thunderbird12
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Like a lot of the Byzantine churches in Kyiv, this one offers up amazing architecture. But at night is where it really shines. Simply stunning.

Thank YYC_Foodie
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michellefisher2002
15 April 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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