Necropolis

Necropolis

For centuries, Sophia of Kyiv was the burial place of the highest clergy and princes,…

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Graffiti

St. Sophia brings to us the living voice of our ancestors. More than seven and…

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Mosaics and frescoes

The mural painting of the cathedral is in organic unity with its architecture. The central…

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Historical fate

Anna Yaroslavna (Anne de Kyiv)            The time of the cathedral’s appearance marks the highest…

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Architecture of the cathedral

     Appearance. The dedication of Sophia of Kyiv, its scale and triumph make us…

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Period of the cathedral construction

           Old Rus chronicles mention the founding of St. Sophia in 1017 and 1037 and…

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Baroque masterpieces

St. Sophia Cathedral preserves the artistic heritage of many generations. A unique architectural and artistic…

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Софійський музей

The Museum of St. Sophia Cathedral

A VIRTUAL TOUR   TIME OF CONSTRUCTION   HISTORY    ARCHITECRURE  THE MOSAICS AND FRESCOES  GRAFFITI  BAROQUE…

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