St. Sofia Catlhedral
The 18th century Bell Tower.
St. Sofia Catlhedral
St. Sofia Catlhedral
The bell tower at St. Sofia Cathedral.
St. Sofia Catlhedral
St. Sofia Cathedral
St. Sofia's bell tower as seen from St. Michael's Square.
St. Sofia Cathedral
St. Sofia Catlhedral
The Refectory.
St. Sofia Catlhedral
St. Sofia Cathedral
St. Sofia Cathedral.
St. Sofia Cathedral
St. Sofia Cathedral
Grandma Bert continued her photos of domes and upper stories of buildings in Kiev. This one is of St. Sofia Cathedral.
St. Sofia Cathedral
St. Sofia Cathedral
Covered today with plaster and white paint, this section of the original wall of the Cathedral was preserved so visitors could see a fragment of the original remaining construction.
St. Sofia Cathedral
St. Sofia Cathedral
Outdoor carillion at St. Sofia Cathedral.
St. Sofia Cathedral
St. Sofia Cathedral
Grave of Volodimir, Patriarch of the non-canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kiev Patriarchy.
St. Sofia Cathedral
St. Sofia Cathedral
Memorial stone in honour of the first Rus library. It was designed and sculpted in 1969 by I. Kavaleridze.
St. Sofia Cathedral
St. Sofia Cathedral
Grandpa Roy's photo of Stepan Scherbak playing the bandura. This guy seems to be a permanent fixture in Kiev. See http://www.pbase.com/pnd1/image/119001077, http://www.ukraine-travel-advisor.com/ukrainian-music.html and a video of him singing at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUOk-3wcNro.
St. Sofia Cathedral