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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

St Sophia Church At Harbin China

front view of St Sofia Church

St. Sophia Church in Harbin is the largest Eastern Orthodox Church in Harbin China
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St. Sophia Church has a complex history, first constructed in March, 1907 by Russian Troops. St. Sophia Orthodox Church (Shengsuo feiya dajiaotang) is the most impressive, and imposing, structure. On September 27, 1923, planned by a well-known Russian architect, it began to be rebuilt. This lasted about 9 years until 1932.

The Stalin square is beside St Sofia Church


the church also a good place for pre wedding photos


back view of St Sofia Church

8 comments:

Small Kucing said...

Hmm..I have no idea China's Church so beautiful. wow!

Kian Fai said...

the Church above looks so Russian Style! because it is near Russia district? =O

M-Knight said...

Kian Fai: The Church is build by the Russian when they came to China to built the Trans-Siberian Railway in 1903

Small Kucing: yes China Church is beautiful

of tr@vels, 3nvironment, 9hotography and bl@bl@bl@ said...

wah..it looks more like Russia than China..TFS

Hilda Milda™ said...

It looks like a mosque with the dome shape thing O_O

Bite Bite said...

very nice!

soulesscloudy said...

One day.. i definitely will step my foot at HARBIN...

Niccc said...

very beautiful and romantic. awww. :-))))

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