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St. Sophia Cathedral

Among all conserved architectural monuments the world famous St. Sophia of Kyiv is the most ancient through Eastern Europe. Based on the Byzantine traditions the work of artists, who has raised this cathedral and decorated its walls with mosaics and frescoes, with its perfection and beauty impresses everyone who crosses the threshold of St. Sophia.
St. Sofia Cathedral is the world famous historical and architectural monument of the first half of the 11th century. The name of the cathedral comes from Greek word “sofia”, which means “wisdom”. Built in the times of Yaroslav Mudry, the cathedral served as a social, political and cultural center of Kievan Rus, where foreign ambassadors were received, chronicles were recorded and the first Russian library, founded by Yaroslav Mudry himself, functioned. Yaroslav Mudry’s ruling was the time when art, education and culture prospered. As of Kiev, it became one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and Asia. Construction of Sofia cathedral played an important role in Kiev’s look formation.

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Молодой сотрудник экскурсбюро Интересный Киев, студент факультета правовых наук Киево-Могилянской академии. Интересуюсь историей, Read more
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Anna Andrusyk

Guide rate: 5

Anna Andrusyk It happened so that I am the fifth generation born in Kiev, my son is the next one. I have a lot of personal stories Read more
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Обожает Подол и все что с ним связано. Активный общественный деятель. Автор сотен статей о Подоле и образе жизни киевлян конца Read more
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Helen Mykhailova

Guide rate: 4.9

Helen Mykhailova The history of Kyiv surrounds me from the early childhood. There were always lots of books about my city. Due to Read more
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Olena Oros

Guide rate: 5

Olena Oros. Tourist guide and interpreter. Member of Ukrainian Tourist guides association. 7 years of experience. Master’s degree Read more
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  • Arabic
Училась много где и продолжаю учиться… Кажется, это мое хобби 🙂 Конечно же, я люблю Город. Подобно многим киевлянам, вслед за Read more
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НепроМаргайте Маргариту;) Всю сознательную жизнь живу в Киеве и люблю его всем сердцем. Отсюда природная потребность делиться и Read more
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68 usd

  • В Киеве будем 6-9 мая .Очень хотим попасть на эту экскурсию.

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