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Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox Cathedral

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Magnificent Byzantine structure!

My husband and I were touring Havana with Cubaoutings. Although we were unable to visit the... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2018
MaryannF650
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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A small but beautiful example of Russian influence in Cuba. It opened in 2001. It can be seen from... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2018

My husband and I were touring Havana with Cubaoutings. Although we were unable to visit the Cathedral, we were provided with its history. Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral designed by architect Alexey Vorontsov. According to available information, "Castro offered...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

A small but beautiful example of Russian influence in Cuba. It opened in 2001. It can be seen from the harbor where the cruise ships dock.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

sad for closed while we visit time so that we just getting the view of outside esp for we take boat to Casablanca that is more beautiful as golden rooftop with nice sunlight.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

We arrived here just as services were ending on a Sunday. So we didn't have a problem getting in. What a blessing. An incredible blend of Caribbean and Russian architecture. Amazing. Beautiful Icons. I will never forget my visit here.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

I love an orthodox cathedral, the domes are so beautiful. I'd certainly recommend taking the time to see this.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice surprise. Coming past here and marveling in shear architecture of this church is incredible. The gold dome is beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

It is worth climbing the stairs for a peek. The cathedral is quite small inside and felt it would be intrusive to take photos like I would in a larger cathedral.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

This is a remarkable house of worship with a stunning golden dome on top. It is visible all over the city, provided you are somewhere with a view.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Cuba has been a wonderful surprise in many ways; different cultures left their mark on the beautiful island and its history is not only in books but in buildings and ways, as the Russian presence until the years of the perestroika as this Russian church...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

The white cathedral with gold domes provides a stunning view in Old Havana. We did not enter the Cathedral, but took great pictures.

Date of experience: April 2017
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