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Kazan Cathedral

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Address: Red Square, Moscow 109012, Russia
Phone Number: 7-495-6981996
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Description: Built in 1993, this is a replica of the 17th century church built to...
Built in 1993, this is a replica of the 17th century church built to commemorate victory over the Poles and demolished in the 1930s by the Bolsheviks.
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A must see in Moscow

A beautiful church, full of icons and fresco. A must see in Moscow, to understand the Russian soul. Please take time to see the details.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Its a nice church, in the Red Square! More beautiful outside then inside! Enter it, its free! Beside that, nothing out of the ordinary

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

A beautiful church, full of icons and fresco. A must see in Moscow, to understand the Russian soul. Please take time to see the details.

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Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

You will most likely see this church if you are on Red Square. We did not enter the building as there was a mass going on when we wanted to go in, but it is beautiful on the outside.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Opposite Kremlin walls, Kazan Cathedral seem small. Walk up the stairs and get in. No fee. A mass was performing with its women choir. So atmospheric. Bought a candle and at tented the mass. Women on the left with their heads covered, men on the right with no hats. The temple is magnificent . The scent from censer and voices... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Since you`re already in the Red Square, worth a visit inside! It is small, very cute and, like all the russian churches, amazing inside...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I will state that this little cathedral is part of my life as I got engaged to the woman I love there. I cannot think of a more romantic place to do it. The cold of the harsh Russian winter, the candle lit centre of the cathedral, a prayer said and a commitment made. Each time I visit that lovely... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Our visit to the Kazan Cathedral was excellent. The architecture of the building is beautiful. The wall and column paintings, holy artifacts exhibited and ongoing service was very interesting. I especially enjoyed visiting the resting place of Russian Field Marshall Michail Kutuzov, hero of the Napoleonic Wars, which was also decorated with two captured Napoleonic French eagles and associated French... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I cannot comment on the inside (which is a reproduced chapel, fairly new and said to be very nicely done) - I'd only walked past this, many times, but not known what it was. Kazan Cathedral! As others have said, it sits perfectly at the end of the expansive Red Square, though the real original crown jewel of the Ivan-the-Terrible... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This is a beautiful replica of the original church that was knocked down by Stalin in one of his bulldozer sessions! However the plans were kept secret and rebuilt later and what a great job they did! It fills a beautiful space on Red Square and is very pretty in its pink colors and makes for a great backdrop. A... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Was small inside but very beautiful building, holy and sacred. The first time i had pray and arrived in Moscow.

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Additional Information about Kazan Cathedral

Address: Red Square, Moscow 109012, Russia
Phone Number: 7-495-6981996
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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