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Archangel Cathedral

Kreml, 2A, Nizhny Novgorod 603082, Russia
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Ranked #19 of 183 Attractions in Nizhny Novgorod
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: The oldest church in the city, this cathedral was built in 1631 to honor the people of Nizhni Novgorod who saved Russia from Polish invaders in the early 1600s.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This tiny ancient church is the only one preserved till today inside Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin, it remains one of the biggest attractions for both tourists and local residents, inside there is a tomb of the prince founder of the city and a tomb of the national hero local merchant Kozma Minin

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18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

The Mikhailo-Arkhangelsky Cathedral is situated in the center of the Kremlin. This is the only monument of a religion achitecture on the territory of the Kremlin which was kept until ours days. Here lies the ashes of Kuzma Minin.

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