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Address: Preobrazhenskaya Sq., 1, St. Petersburg 191028, Russia
Phone Number: 7-812-272-36-62
Description: Notable for an array of cannons on its grounds and for its two revered...
Notable for an array of cannons on its grounds and for its two revered icons, the Savior Not Created by Human Hands (Tsar Peter's favorite) and the Holy Mother of God, this cathedral is one of the most frequently visited in the city.
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Загадка главной Иконы династии Романовых..

Собор во имя Преображения Господня Всей гвардии. Санкт - Петербург: Загадка главной Иконы династии Романовых... В каждом исторически значимом... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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moscow,russia
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moscow,russia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
519 helpful votes 519 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Собор во имя Преображения Господня Всей гвардии. Санкт - Петербург: Загадка главной Иконы династии Романовых... В каждом исторически значимом городе есть тайные места... Они доступные всем. Но открыты для понимания лишь избранным.. И потому все, вроде бы, о них знают..или даже видели, проходили, касались руками.. Но не придавали значения тому, что рядом с ними, практически, в доступе, было место, подобное... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Because of my interest in the history of Russia's Preobrazhinsky Regiment, our tour guide recommended we make a brief stop at the Transfiguration Cathedral - and I'm very glad we did. This was the principle cathedral of this famous military regiment, and a remainder of the associated military barracks was located nearby. The exterior and interior of the cathedral is... More 

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St.Petersburg, Russia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2011

This neo-classic looking temple in its present shape was constructed in 1829 as a church of the Transfiguration regiment, one of the first 2 regiments of the Russian army getting the status of the Lifeguards. It has never been seriously damaged or closed - and in one of its towers one can see original British-made clock still in operation. Many... More 

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