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St. Cyril's Monastery

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12 Oleny Telihy Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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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.

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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

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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.

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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 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

1  Thank TimFashion
Reviewed 27 June 2015

A unique experience no matter if you are religious or not. Especially the visit to the tombs and long underground passages are breathtaking.

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

The location of this church is far from the city center, but it is not complicated to get if know how. It is one of the oldest church in Kiev and famous for Wrubel paintings. It is small but worth to visit. We spent nearly...More

Thank TanyaZh
Reviewed 13 January 2015

This church is one of three building, remained from time before Tatar-Mongol conquest. Although a lot changes were conducted through the centuries it's not only one of the finest churches in Kiew, but it gives overview of 900 years of art. You can see here...More

1  Thank Anna F
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