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St. Cyril's Monastery

12 Oleny Telihy Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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Private Tour: Temples Churches and Monasteries of Kiev
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“middle ages” (2 reviews)
“fresco” (2 reviews)
“rus” (3 reviews)
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12 Oleny Telihy Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

My visit to St Cyril Monastery lived up to all the things I had read about it. The frescos were lovely. I took a tour but it was in Russian so my friend had to translate. On Saturday afternoon, there is a service so this...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of the oldest churches in Kiev, part of St Sofia. Dating back to the 12th Century, there are examples of the original frescoes, alongside 19th Century restorations (if I understood the Ukrainian-speaking caretaker correctly!!). With impressive artwork by M Vrubel (wonderfully evocative)...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I have been here before many years ago in 1987. This time we came, the monastery was closed for some reason. If open, this is a beautiful and educational place to spend a few hours.

Thank IntlTrainer
Reviewed 20 September 2016

First of all it is one of the two most ancient churches in Kyiv, the first one and more famous is St. Sofia’s cathedral situated in the very centre of Ukrainian capital. This one is located a bit further – the district named Dorogozhychi (it...More

5  Thank Mitablogger
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Such a beautiful place to visit and really good to understand Ukraines culture! Its been compared as the Vatican of Orthodox Church.

Thank Baffo d'Oro P
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Architecture of Kievan Rus era with Ukrainian Baroque paintings, frescoes, and the masterpieces of Mikhail Vrubel. Take the metro to "Dorogozhychi" Metro Station then take Trolley bus No 27 five stops.

Thank RolandG9
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This is a fine example of a Church and Church art that goes back into the Middle ages. The inside is filled with restored frescoes that date back hundreds of years both restored and original examples. No pictures are allowed but we were give permission...More

Thank Jodphd
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Well I don't have much to say about it other than the way to go to it is kind of strange to me. I went on Saturday and there a local market all along the hilly way to get there. I saw people selling everything...More

Thank SamZIceMan
Reviewed 15 August 2015

One of the most magical places in Kiev - stunning artwork and unforgettable atmosphere.. Definitely worth the trek off the classical central city path!

Thank AnnaDmi
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The most beautiful Cathedral I've ever seen. Icons by Mikhail Vrubel are extraordinary. You can feel the age of this building. Can you imagine that this cathedral was build in 1139!!! Unbelievable !!!! If you thinking about to visit Kiev, please go to this Cathedral....More

Thank TimFashion
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Тамара S
Здравствуйте. я бы хотела знать по порядку имена апостолов на верхней фреске Врубеля "Зiшестя Святого Духа на опостолов"
29 November 2016|
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