Video Of St Michaels Golden Domed Monastery In Kiev, Ukraine St Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery is located in Kiev city centre, opposite St Sophia's Cathedral. It was built in the 12th century but destroyed by the Soviets in the 1930s. It was rebuilt after Ukraine gained its independence and reopened in 1999. This video shows scenes from around St Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery including: 0:09 -- View of the bell tower from the square in front of St Sophia's Cathedral 0:11 -- View of the bell tower from Mykhaylivska Ploshcha and the statues of Princess Olga, Apostle Andrew, St Cyril, and St Methodius 0:17 -- A babushka begging at the entrance to the monastery 0:22 -- Golden domes 0:26 -- Main entrance to the cathedral 0:37 -- Visitors relaxing in the grounds 0:50 -- Fountain with holy water 1:07 -- Stalls in the grounds selling honey 1:18 -- Monks walking by the side of the cathedral 2:06 -- The bell tower at sunset Filmed with a Panasonic TM700 and edited with Sony Vegas and Magic Bullet.