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“Stunning” 5 of 5 stars
Review of St. Isaac's Cathedral State Museum-Memorial

St. Isaac's Cathedral State Museum-Memorial
Isaakiyevskaya Sq., 4, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
7-812-315-97-32
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4.5 of 5 stars 2,723 Reviews
Type: Museums
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This gold-domed, ornate, 19th-century cathedral is the third largest domed cathedral in the world, and offers visitors a 300-step climb to a spectacular view of the city.
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“Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Very beautiful structure and design from inside. You did not visit St. Petersburg if you missed this!

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“Huge!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

It is said to be the biggest church in Russia and when you step over the threshold you can understand why. It is very large with a ceiling that seems to disappear into the clouds. Once again it is decorated with wonderful paintings and is a real "working"church. You are Lao able to visit the Collanade to see the view over the city, but the weather prevented us from doing this.

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“a view from a roof”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

impressive in scale and appearance the colonnade provides stunning views of the whole of Saint-Petersburg including Alexanderovsky Park and the statue of Peter the Great

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“\church meets Musuem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Excellent art, guided tours if you wanted one. Choral singing with one of the services, enchanting. Went up to the viewing gallery, great views of city, so do it if you visit. Perhaps a little café could be provided to give the tired visitor some refreshment.

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“Stunning inside”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We thought, oh here's another church. Let's go side. Didn't really expect to be dazzled but this place was impressive. Colors that were so rich and icons so glorious it ranks as my favorite in St Petersburg.

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