St. Sophia Cathedral (Harbin, China)

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The Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God in Harbin, China. Built in 1907, closed during the Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution period, and recently turned into a museum in 1997.
The Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God in Harbin, China.
Interior of dome of the Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God in Harbin, China.

The Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God or Saint Sophia Cathedral in Harbin
(Chinese: 聖索菲亜教堂, Russian: Софийский собор в Харбине) is a former Russian Orthodox church located in the central district of Daoli, Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, China.

It was built in 1907, but was closed during the period of the Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution. In 1997 the cathedral was turned into a museum, showcasing the multi-cultural architecture of Harbin. [1]

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