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Saint Sophia Cathedral, Harbin

(3.8/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Admire the imposing, Byzantine architecture of Saint Sophia Cathedral, a former Eastern Orthodox church and landmark of Harbin. The church was built in the early 20th century, when Russians made up a third of the city's population. Now serving as a museum, the majestic building features towering spires and rotund green domes. Step inside to see photographs that explain how Harbin developed into a bustling city over the last 100 years. Saint Sophia Cathedral is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Harbin Edition.
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TripAdvisor
  • Its an overrated place, i really don't think it should be in must visit place list in Harbin. Its just a building, not even church. Inside this building there are Historical photos of Harbin for which...  more »
  • It is a tourist spot of Harbin. Entrance fee is required to get inside in the Cathedral of Russia. Tourist spots like old photos, such as were, went inside and not too wide. It is what they feel and appearance also was good only in May.
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  • Imagine a Chinese city. Where people only speak Chinese. No english at all. But there is another language used in the city. That's russian! And the stores sell russian products, and there is russian a...  more »
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  • Looks amazing, especially at night. Very unique.
  • Nice little Cathedral. Worth a look at.
  • good
  • beautiful church!
  • story about harbin city - inside the cathedral