St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, Kiev

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With its seven domes crowned by gilded crosses, the lavish silhouette of St. Volodymyr's Cathedral rises above the winding streets. Dating back to 1859, the church was built from donations from residents of the Russian Empire and the other churches, which took about 37 years to collect. The 49 m (161 ft) yellow-and-blue structure showcases a Neo-Byzantine architectural style, an outgrowth of Roman building techniques. Inside you'll see mosaic decorations produced by prominent Venetian artists. Notice frescoes of famous local painters, opulent bronze busts, and an iconostasis carved out of white marble from Tuscany. See St. Volodymyr's Cathedral and all Kiev has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kiev trip itinerary planner .
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  • Very impressive church from the outside as well as inside. Rather gloomy-Orthodox Church-and attended by a great many faithful.
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  • We were taken here by a guide, it is a beautiful church to see. The intricate paintings all around the ceiling and wall were stunning . No photos were allowed inside,  more »
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  • Saint Volodymyr's Cathedral is truly one of the most beautiful churches in the world! Although the outside of the cathedral is beautiful, the most spectacular part is the interior which has fantastic frescoes and icons. Definitely worth a visit!
  • A beautiful cathedral located near the university botanical gardens. Recommend going inside.
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