Saint Sophia Cathedral5-7/29, T. Shevchenka Blvd/Pushkinska Street, Kiev 01004, Ukraine
Tel: +380 44 256 4204 Fax: +380 44 256 4641
St. Sophia Cathedral is one of the biggest preserve-museums in Ukraine, which numbers more than 50 architectural monuments. Its collection contains a lot of original materials: archeological findings, architectural projects of ancient buildings etc. Wonderful frescos and mosaics, which adorn the Cathedral, have been executed with a unique technology and are of a great value.
St. Sophia’s Cathedral was built XI century after Yaroslav the Wise had won a victory over Pechenegs’ tribes. The cathedral was a residence of Kiev metropolitans and played the key role in Orthodox Rus destiny. This vivid example of the Old Rus monumental art had survived during the Tatar Mongol invasion and all the following wars. The cathedral interior has been preserving from the time of its foundation.
St. Sophia Cathedral is a real cultural treasury, which united pieces of ancient Ukrainian architecture, sculpture, painting, art of jewelry in a powerful chord.
Duration of the tour is 2 hours.
Kiev city tour can be provided on such languages: English, Russian, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, Czech, Polish.
Car 1–2 pax — 1050 UAH
Minivan 3–5 pax — 1250 UAH
Included: transport and English/Russian speaking guide service.
Not included: entrance tickets.
Elit Turs, LTD, Tour Firm
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