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Cathedral of Ascension (Voznesensky Sobor)

ul. Sovetskaja, d.91, Novosibirsk 630099, Russia
(383)2214904
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Ranked #17 of 162 Attractions in Novosibirsk
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
Most recent review
- May 7, 2012
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Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

This is literally "cathedral", as here the "cathedra" (throne) of Metropolitan of Novosibirsk and Berdsk. It is not really big, but genuinely and beautifully ornamented. Prists and people working in the church are accustomed to visitors and react quite adequately, which is not the rule for other (mostly smaller) churches. Here there is a church shop (ikonnaya lavka -- icon... More

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Pleasanton, California
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170 attraction reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

This church was originally built in 1913 and for the most time it's been the main church in Novosibirsk. It's been open during Soviet time except 1937-1944 when it was closed and converted into a grain storage. However, it's been through some major updates in the last 20-30 years, so there is not left of the original structure. It doesn't... More

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

One of the two main churches in town, and the biggest one

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