Saint Sophia Cathedral, Harbin

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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. Take the guesswork out of planning a Harbin vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • We went to the cathedral, and was surprised/saddened & disappointed to see that this magnificent building which is the symbol of Harbin needs some serious maintenance- and is now only a museum- the in...  more »
  • Beautiful outside but the Interior transformed into a Museum of the city is falling apart and it's a shame. probably beautiful 50 years ago.
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  • The historical building of the Cathedral in Harbin is very famous! Be sure to visit! It is situated near the waterfront and the Harbin "Arbat".
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