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St. Sophia Cathedral (Harbin, China)

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[[Image:Saint Sophia - Harbin, China.jpg|right|thumb|230px|The Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God in [[w:Harbin|Harbin]], China. Built in 19321907, closed during the [[w:Great Leap Forward|Great Leap Forward]] and [[w:Cultural Revolution|Cultural Revolution]] period, and recently turned into a museum in 1997.]]
[[Image:Saint Sophia1 - Harbin, China.jpg|right|thumb|230px|The Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God in [[w:Harbin|Harbin]], China.]]
[[Image:Saint Sophia (Dome) - Harbin, China.jpg|right|thumb|230px|Interior of dome of the Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God in [[w:Harbin|Harbin]], China.]]
The '''Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God''' or ''Saint Sophia Cathedral in Harbin'' <br>(Chinese: 聖索菲亜教堂, Russian: Софийский собор в Харбине) is a former Russian Orthodox church located in the central district of [[w:Daoli District|Daoli]], [[w:Harbin City|Harbin City]], Heilongjiang Province, China.
It was built in 19321907, but was closed during the period of the [[w:Great Leap Forward|Great Leap Forward]] and [[w:Cultural Revolution|Cultural Revolution]]. In 1997 the cathedral was turned into a museum, showcasing the multi-cultural architecture of Harbin. <ref>[http://baike.baidu.com/view/443658.htm Saint Sophia Cathedral in Harbin (The Baidu Encyclopedia)] (in Chinese)</ref>
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