St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church

Kyiv, Ukraine

The Roman Catholic Church of St. Nicholas is the second oldest Roman Catholic church standing in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine after the St. Alexander Roman Catholic Cathedral. Today the building is shared between the Roman Catholic Church of Ukraine and the National Organ and Chamber Music Hall of Ukraine.

It was constructed in 1899–1909 and was built by the Latin Rite Catholic community in a Gothic type construction, by architects Władysław Horodecki and Emilio Sala. It stands at vulytsia Velyka Vasylkivska (Greater Vasylkiv street) in Pechersk Raion next to the Kyiv National Linguistic University between the National Sports Complex Olimpiysky and the Railroad station Kyiv-Tovarny.



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Founded: 1899-1909
Category: Religious sites in Ukraine

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Poseidónas Greek (2 years ago)
Very beautiful building. Majestic architecture. Very impressive. Causes respect to the masters and engineers who built this temple. Inside is very spacious. This place will appeal to representatives of all religions and atheists. Here you can make beautiful photos if you cross the street to the Holliday Inn hotel! But the local authorities do not really care about this unique place. Renovation work is often carried out. And perhaps, under the guise of renovation, the temple is being destroyed.
ooo “yalool” ooo (2 years ago)
The cathedral is not that cool as those in Lviv, but is quite a decent place to visit. Musical events are organized there. It's such a pleasure to find a peaceful spot in Kyiv, listen to classical music in a beautiful spiritual environment.
Yuri Polchenko (tobto) (2 years ago)
Incredible architecture meets organ music. Full relax, inspiration, clean audio beauty, soul comes back.
Natalya Petrivna (4 years ago)
Very beautiful old cathedral with magical sound of organ music. Definitely worth to visit, especially at the concert time
Alina Virstiuk (5 years ago)
All of my tourists are amazed by this building. And i am always excited by the contrast of it: neo gothic architecture and the modern office boxes standing together. Organ concerts are worth visiting especially during winter time.
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