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Cathedral of St.Olha and St.Elizabeth

Cathedral of St.Olha and St.Elizabeth is located not far from the railway station in Kropivnytsky Square, at the corner of Bandera Street.
You can reach it by tram #9 and tram #1 (one stop).
The cathedral was called after Empress Elizabeth (Sissi) Habsburg, the wife of Emperor Franz Joseph I.
The cathedral was built from 1903 till 1911 by architect Thodor Maryan Talevsky.
It was built in Neo-Gothic style.

St.Olha and St.Elizabeth

The spires of the cathedral are seen from the area of the railway station.

Railway Station Palace

The railway station building is protected by law as an architectural monument called the Railway Palace.
There is a good waiting room with a bar inside the railway station.
The cab fare to the railway station from downtown may vary from 35 to 55 UAH depending on the time of the day.

Exploring the Downtown Streets

Former Metropolitan Sheptytsky's Residence

Former Metropolitan Sheptytsky's Residence

Former Metropolitan Residence

Opera and Ballet Theater

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