Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv, Ukraine, is an iconic architectural monument of Kievan Rus'. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and part of the National Sanctuary "Sophia of Kyiv." The cathedral complex includes a bell tower and the House of Metropolitan, and is currently a museum. The cathedral is named after the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople and was founded in 1037 or 1011. It is known as Sobor Sviatoii Sofii in Ukrainian.

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