St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, Kiev

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Although Soviet authorities demolished the medieval-era original before World War II, St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery stands today reflecting much of its former glory. Deemed historically worthless by the Communist government and obliterated in 1936, the church was reconstructed by 2000 as a post-independence project of the Ukrainian government. Walk the cathedral grounds and marvel at the structure's array of golden domes and sky-blue paint. Admire the many depictions of its patron saint, the Archangel Michael, including the golden statue that sits high above the entrance. Be sure to visit the museum to see exhibitions displaying religious artifacts related to the cathedral and documenting its journey through history. To plan Kiev vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Breathtaking beauty of this monastery makes you want to come back again and again. It is located on the high mountain in Kiev. It was a good walk)  more »
  • The most beautiful place in Kiev!!! The area is very nice too, it was a pleasure walking around, especially after my military tour with shooting option ... You can rest here and your soul will be...  more »
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  • Nice cathedral from the outside with the gold domes but inside is also very serene and good place to pray/meditate. There is a flow of tourists going in but most are respectful.
  • A must if you visit Kiev! I really liked it. The entrance was free, so highly recommended
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