Cathedral of the Holy Dormition

The Cathedral of the Holy Dormition, built in the second half of the 18th century, is an emblem of Cossack Baroque. It was the first stone cathedral in Poltava. The cathedral building is two-storey in the style of a Byzantine basilica, with three domes. About 10 years later, around 1780, the cathedral was rebuilt. Two more domes were added above the altar.

About this building

Key Features

  • Architecture
  • Monuments

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Car park at the building
  • Café within 500m

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Trinity Cathedral

The Trinity Cathedral, built between 1775 and 1778, is a historical Orthodox religious building and the largest wooden church in Ukraine. The cathedral is an outstanding work of art of Ukrainian wooden architecture and a monument of Ukrainian Baroque. It was built by Cossacks without the use of metal nails. The church was restored in 2012.