St Sofia Orthodox Church

St Sofia Orthodox Church is the most typical Byzantine building that is preserved in China. Due to the increase in the number of believers, a second reconstruction ceremony was held in 1923, which was completed in 1932 and remains to today. Having an history of nearly 100 years old, this building is magnificent, simple and elegant, and it is featuring fascinating colors. Its architecture uses traditional architectural methods and is as famous as Central Street. The entire square embodies the beautiful melodies of music and the light of architectural wisdom.

St Sofia Orthodox Church is very close to the central street, and you can walk to the central street along the Toulong Street on the St Sofia Orthodox Church, so these two attractions can be played together. You can take the bus and get off at the architectural art square. St Sofia Orthodox Church’s day views and night views are characterized by two different beauty, so you can go there twice. Taking pictures outside the church during the day, and the ticket is not expensive, which is 15 yuan/person, you can go in and see the structure inside. The interior is a bit shabby, but it still shows the grandeur beauty of the beginning of the construction. The picture exhibition inside is also very good. There is also a square next to it, which is also very beautiful.

By the way, there are a group of pigeons on the side of the church. Some of them will stop at the church building. If you have time, you can watch the people feeding the pigeons. If you are lucky, you can see a group of pigeons flying around the church. It takes about an hour to play in the church during the day. You can also take a look at the church in the evening as the night view is great. However, the exhibition hall at night is not open. At the beginning of the night, the tourists still not willing to leave, and the St Sofia Orthodox Church in the night is even more charming.

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