St. Sophie's Cathedral Harbin is a worth-watching Church! 👍🏼In this new and well developing city, the church with red brick looks so dazzling, which makes people feel like living in the old time, and attracted by his distinctive appearance! 😻😻😻
This church was built in the Byzantine-style in 1907, which is a landmark of Harbin. It is really special! The dome hits my heart at the first sight! I like it so much!🥰🥰
The St. Sophia Church, which is two blocks from Central Street, is an iconic building in Harbin. Founded in 1907, this church is a Byzantine-style Orthodox church. The Church of St. Sophia was built in March of the 31st year of the Guangxu reign (1907). It was originally built for the construction of the Middle East Railway by the Fourth Infantry Division of the Russian-Siberian A military church. In the same year, the Russian tea merchant I. Fei Chiszakov funded the reconstruction of an all-wood church based on the military church. In 1911, a brick wall was built outside the wooden wall to form a brick-and-wood structure church.
As one of the landmark buildings in Harbin, this Byzantine church, built in 1907, has become a must-have place. Although the temperature is already below zero, the surrounding area is still crowded.
1911, a brick wall was built outside the wooden wall to form a brick-and-wood structure church. In 1923, after a second reconstruction, the church lasted for 9 years and became a sunset on November 25, 1932, becoming the largest in the Far East. The Orthodox Church.
The interior of the church is now used by the Harbin Architectural Art Museum. Tickets are required to enter.
i loved the place...i went there twice once in winter and the other time in summer....i loved the ice city....there were ice sculptures all around in the city in winter times,and the ice and snow festival was worth watching. In summer i went to polarland and tiger park...all the places were worth watching and was very good.
Built in 1907, Saint Sophia Cathedral, with its notable onion-shaped dome, is a famous landmark in Harbin. Although this magnificent Byzantine-style building no longer serves as a church, it still attracts many visitors with its beautiful exotic architecture. Saint Sophia Cathedral is a fully-preserved Byzantine-style building in China. Although it was renamed Harbin Architecture Art Gallery in 1997, locals and tourists still prefer to call it "Sophia Cathedral."