St. Michael s Golden-Domed Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Kiev, including its demolishing in 1930th and rebuilding in the 1990th. The Cathedral was names in honor of Archangel Michael and built in the Ukrainian Baroque style. Digging deeper the history of Kiev, it is believed that St. Michael s Cathedral was the first Church with a golden dome, and the tradition of building Churches and Cathedrals with golden domes in Rus arise from St. Michael s Golden-Domed Cathedral. Visiting this monastery is included to the schedule of Kiev tours.
Especially this Cathedral is beautiful and dazzling at night under the artificial lightning. Taking a night life tour in Kiev everyone can make a photo stop near St. Michael s Golden-Domed Monastery.