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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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I was not at all impressed with the st-peters knock off but so many people told us to go so I did. The inside is beautiful! A must see

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Indeed is a very beautiful building but not so different from any other orthodox Russian church. If you are already in the center it is worth a visit. Nevertheless if you plan to go there, make sure to go while they are having service and the choir is singing, them you have the perfect scenario to see and learn more... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I was not at all impressed with the st-peters knock off but so many people told us to go so I did. The inside is beautiful! A must see

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I prefer it at night because it is lighted and you can make great photos of it from the Nevsky avenue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Very impressive church both from the outside and the inside. Right on Nevskiy avenue, worth visiting while strollinng on St. Petersburg most touristic road. Very well lighted at night as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I middle of Newsky propect and in heart of city...beatifull old building at the moment under reconscruction,small park in front of it and opposite one of the most beatifull newsky building cafe singer,also opposite this popular canal with blood church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a grand church, built in the style of St. Peter's in Rome. It has a most important icon to Our Lady of Kazan, venerated by Russian Orthodox worshippers. You will see long queues of folks waiting to pray at the icon. It has a most beautiful interior with many details, paintings and sculptures. You can easily visit without... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Be sure to head to the top and enjoy the view of the city.The orthodox Cathedral is found in the central city and easily accessible

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It is one of the old Cathedral and on the main road and very close to Metro stn. inside is very huge and very well decorated. Being a Sunday we could watch some programme.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Kazan Cathedral is the mother cathedral of the metropolis of St. Petersburg! Both exterior and interior are decorated with numerous columns. The interior is also decorated with spectacular sculptures and icons. One of the most beautiful cathedrals of St. Petersburg!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

There is no entrance fee . The place is an orthodox church . Picture taking inside is not allowed . Inside are lines of worshipper before the image of the VIrgin Mary . Outside the cathedral are seats where one can use to relax .

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