Home > Harbin > St. Sophia Church

St. Sophia Church   

st sophia churchSt. Sophia Church of Harbin is the largest Orthodox church in Far East. Located at 95 Toulong Street of Daoli District, it was first built in March 1907 as a Russian Army church. In 1923, the restoration of this church began, and it was completed in November 1932 after 9 year of construction.

With an elegant Byzantine style, St. Sophia Church boasts typical onion-shape domes, which can be seen from far. It is 53.25 meters high with a floor area of 721 square meters. Harbin has many other smaller Orthodox churches still active for use. But St. Sophia Church has been turned into the Municipal Architecture and Art Museum with exhibitions of the architectural history of the city.

Nowadays St. Sophia Church has become the symbolic architecture of Harbin. In November of 1996, it was listed as one of the Key Cultural Relics under State Protection.


More Attractions in Habin

Recommended China Tours Including St. Sophia Church Harbin

  • 10-day China Xmas & Ne ...

    Spend the Xmas & New Year holiday in China for special romance and vacation experience! Enjoying the fun winter activi ...

  • 5-day Harbin Tour

    This 5-day winter trip provides great opportunity to explore the charming snow culture in Harbin. Aside from adventuri ...

  • 4-day Harbin Tour

    Take the 4-day well-designed Harbin trip to enjoy an unforgetful experience in winter! The touring activities include ...