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Hard to say nice things about the Church when you have been on the road 23 days and seen more... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Hunter Valley, Australia
Rebuilt and Beautiful

This is a beautiful gleaming white church with glittering gold on top! We were on a shore excursion... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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Kotoroslnaya emb., 2/1, Yaroslavl 150000, Russia
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Hard to say nice things about the Church when you have been on the road 23 days and seen more churches, Cathedrals and Monasteries than you care to remember. It was quaint inside and the huge bell on the outside made it more interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is a beautiful gleaming white church with glittering gold on top! We were on a shore excursion from our Viking River Cruise and walked around the park-like exterior to get a better look at it. There are several nice sculptures in the area surrounding...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

I went to this with a group and am so glad we did miss it. The history of this area boggles my mind. A beautiful setting.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

There has been a church on this site for over 500 hundred years the fist one burnt down because it was made of wood. The second one was destroyed in Stalin's time a very rich businessman restored the cathedral you see today and it was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

If in Yaroslavl you must visit this magnificent Cathedral. There has been a church on this site since the 13th centenary. The first burnt down and the second was destroyed in Stalin's time. However a local billionaire gained permission to rebuild and the Cathedral was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

A church stood here for near on 500 years but in an act of unnecessary spite was destroyed in the Stalinist period. This rebuild was completed in 2010, and does a fair job of replication. The giant bell remains on the ground. The guide did...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

It is the newest church in the city. They did a good job building it. There is just no history behind the church.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

The initial Cathedral was made from wood in 1215 but burned down 200 years later. On the same spot it was rebuild in the 16th. century but distroyed again by the Soviets in the 20th century. Finaly it was rebuild in 2005, making it the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

We strolled around this church in a park like setting on our city tour of Yaroslavl. Although this church looks like it has been there for centuries, it was rebuilt in 2010 on the site of the original church to commemorate Yaroslav's 1000th anniversary of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

The current Cathedral is rebuilt in 2010 during the 1000 year city anniversary when the wealthy Russian businessman offered donations for restoration. The original structure has been destroyed by Stalin. There are several bronze bells display in the open yard in front of the Cathedral...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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