St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery

Kyiv, Ukraine
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An Orthodox monastery founded in the XI century on the site of a former pagan temple where rituals were performed in honor of Perun, Svarog, Khors and other deities of the ancient Slavic pantheon. The first church on the site of the future monastery was made of wood. At the beginning of the XII century, in honor of the victory over the Polovtsy, the laying of the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael began, at which a monastery was established. In the square in front of the temple is a sculptural group consisting of monuments to Princess Olga, Cyril and Methodius, the Apostle Andrew.
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery
Address:вулиця Трьохсвятительська, 8, Київ
Phone:+380 97 777 7434


Such a beautiful place to visit. Situated in a quiet area with well kept grounds. The church is an esthetic wonder, an experience not to be missed. It transports you back to simpler times and shows you such beauty that it leaves you breathless. It is.. Read more »


Beautiful othodox building painted in cornflower blue. Ornate decoration inside and out


This is said to have been the first church in the eastern Orthodox lands to have gilded domes, hence the name. It was extensively remodelled in the 18th century, but was demolished by the Soviets in 1934. It was restored in the 90’s after the fall of.. Read more »


Beautiful. Great location. And is a wonderful backdrop for photos


awesome place, i had a great time here.You must visit this place.


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