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St. Volodymyr's Cathedral

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Address: 20 Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev, Ukraine
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St Volodymyr's Cathedral in the Kiev city centre

It is very easy to reach the cathedral. For for believers it is "must visit" place right after Kiev Pechersk Lavra

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 April 2016
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Limassol, Cyprus
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Astana, Kazakhstan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

a nice change of pace as it is yellow, a little out of the way, about a 20 min walk from the downtown Maidan

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

It is very easy to reach the cathedral. For for believers it is "must visit" place right after Kiev Pechersk Lavra

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Beautiful, not far from Hilton, 5 minute walk from Ibis. There are scarfs available which I felt appropriate. A service was on when I visited yesterday, Sunday. The singing was beautiful, the artwork inside is stunning.

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Kent, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

This is a Church which is very used; mystical atmosphere, icons, incredible services and overall helpful to really understand the vitality of the Orthodox community.

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Vulcan, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Beautiful icons, inspirational services, active church with visitors and members constantly in prayer, lighting candles even when no regular service is occuring. Ukrainians take their faith seriously and many will never pass a church without entering, lighting a candle and saying a few prayers. Great faith, great tradition. Don't miss this church when visiting Kyiv!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Although not the biggest or most well known I think this is the most spiritual church and nicest inside of all the ones I have seen in Kiev Althoough why are they all painted different colours, this is yellow, St michaels is blue, St Sophia is green ??

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Leknes, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

a magnificent cathedral, which must be experienced , when you come in, it will really come into its own with some incredible paintings, a magical moment

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I don't care if you believe in a higher power or not...once you spend time walking through this church you will have second thoughts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Saint Vladimir Cathedral is one of the most beautiful temples in Kiev. It was built in the 19th century. It is definitely worth to go inside as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

St. Vladimir Cathedral is the main Kiev's church and it is just amazing piece of architecture inside and outside. I liked fresco painting very much

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