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Address: Kazanskaya Sq., 2 | metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Phone Number: 7-812-314-58-56
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Description: Built in the early 1800s to duplicate the Vatican's Basilica of St. Peter...
Built in the early 1800s to duplicate the Vatican's Basilica of St. Peter, this huge cathedral served as a monument to Russia's victory over Napoleon in the War of 1812 and today houses the Museum of Religion.
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We used "Best Guides" tour company in St. Petersburg. They took care of our travel visa! This was a nice serene stop in our tour. There was a service going on while we were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

free entrance, nice ceremony, beautiful singing, well decorated. - very busy with tourist, no audio guide, . Do not use St-Petersburg Card... it is a waste of money and most important attraction in St-Petersburg are not included (hermitage, peterhoff palace, Catherine palace, imperial porcelain museum, and many other sites; you will either only recuperate 30% to break even...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We used "Best Guides" tour company in St. Petersburg. They took care of our travel visa! This was a nice serene stop in our tour. There was a service going on while we were there. It was a chance to see Russian life as a local.

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Grassobbio, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Located on the Nevsky prospekt, this church is different to other churches in St Petersburg. It was built by an Italian architect and reminds the italian Basilica.

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Lima, Peru
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Another cathedral to visit but third in my list for churches in Saint Petersburg. If you have the time pay it a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Not the most subtle of buildings, it's imposing presence on Nevsky Prospect almost demands a visit! The interior is dark and moody, saturated with the sent of incense. It is impressive. Women are encouraged to cover their hair, although I did see women who hadn't done so and this didn't seem to be an issue. The ubiquitous religious shop is... More 

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Panaji, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This Cathedral is must visit for tourists and entry ticket is 250 py6 which permits you to admire the rich interiors of this Cathedral. It is 10 mins walk from Nevsky Prospect.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

the columns reflect those of the Vatican and make an imposing entrance. the interior is llovely and there are some fabulous icons. well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The people, normal people, are to be seen here to say a quiet prayer or to share a thought in the heart of the city. If lucky, you'll visit coincides with a service; the chanting is beautiful, you just have to sit down and settle down. Only crack to the serenity is presented by an occasional group of tourists with... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is a place of worship so be respectful while visiting. There was a service in progress during our visit and a queue to pray at the icon of Our Lady of Kazan. A good place for some quiet time away from the bustle of Nevskiy Prospekt

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Oulu, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Just wonderful inside. Another extremely beautiful and awesome cathedral. Extremely worth of visiting. Outside maybe slightly rugged but don't let it mislead.

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