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Address: Isaakiyevskaya Sq., 4, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
Phone Number: 7-812-315-97-32
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: This gold-domed, ornate, 19th-century cathedral is the third largest domed...
This gold-domed, ornate, 19th-century cathedral is the third largest domed cathedral in the world, and offers visitors a 300-step climb to a spectacular view of the city.
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Beautiful and gorgeous! Not very kind staff outside. Keep in mind to check at what time you can buy a ticket and get in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and gorgeous! Not very kind staff outside. Keep in mind to check at what time you can buy a ticket and get in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

It is recommended to visit this cathedral to every tourist. It is one of the highest ones in Russia, but it is a great architecture monument as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Isaakievskiy Sobor (Cathedral of St. Isaac of Dalmatia) in Saint Petersburg is the largest Russian Orthodox Sobor (Cathedral) in the city. It is the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. Today it serves as a museum, but since June 1991, the church community received the authorization to conduct services on special days. Built during the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Didn't get inside the museum as not too much into them but visited the top of the Cathedral. Many tourists fail to realise there is a separate ticket to go there and miss it (happened with my friends) Great view of the city from top, but the wind was chilly, nearly blowing us along with it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This Cathedral is definitely worth a visit- the outside is certainly picture worthy with its golden domes and numerous statues. The inside has beautiful, colourfully vibrant mosaics and paintings. An added feature is the lovely view from the top of the cathedral. Have your camera ready.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Be sure to find time to visit St. Isaac's - one of the best of the myriad of cathedrals and churches on offer in St Petersburg. An enormous cathedral that can be visited alongside the nearby Admiralty Building, be sure to allow plenty of time to explore the cavernous interior. No extra fee for photography. The extra admission fee for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a wonderful cathedral and certainly worth a visit if you are in St.Petersburg. Go up to the roof for panoramic views of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited on 4 Oct 2012. This cathedral is unique in its shape; there are about 180 steps that will lead you up to the top of the cathedral to observe the surrounding areas of St. Petersburg. Though it wasn't the tallest skyscraper building like in Shanghai, Beijing, or Hong Kong, it does provide us with magnificent views of the embankment... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Impressive sized cathedral. as most religious buildings, it is extremely nicely decorated with a lot of emphasis on the 12 apostels in paintings, mosiac, statues

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The St Isaac Cathedral is bold, impressive building and one of the largest cathedrals in the world. It faces a park on one side where it's best to take your photos from. The cathedral contains some lovely mosaics. If you time your visit right, you can go up to the colonnade for a great view of St Petersburg. The entry... More 

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