Church of St Sophia

sights / Religious

Lonely Planet review

The red-brick Russian Orthodox Church of St Sophia, with its distinctive green ‘onion’ dome, is Hā’ěrbīn’s most famous landmark. Built in 1907, the church is now home to the Hā’ěrbīn Architecture Arts Centre , which displays charming black and white photographs of Hā’ěrbīn from the early 1900s. It’s interesting to note that the captions display a very positive attitude towards the foreign influence on the city.