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St. Isaac's Cathedral State Museum-Memorial

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Address: Isaakiyevskaya Sq., 4, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
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Phone Number: 7-812-315-97-32
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Thu - Tue 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This gold-domed, ornate, 19th-century cathedral is the third largest domed...

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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Good Views from Colonnaded Walkway

If you are going to take pictures of St Petersburg, Colonnaded Walkway is one of the best view point. It is at a height of above 50 meters. You could get there at sunset. It is... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are going to take pictures of St Petersburg, Colonnaded Walkway is one of the best view point. It is at a height of above 50 meters. You could get there at sunset. It is open overnight during White Nights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Huge and so great place. It's a museum but it's also still a church. Mosaics are not like spilt ed blood one but the church itself is amazing. Had the opportunity of hearing a choral singing.

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...you just have to climb some steps 😊it was around 16 floors if I remember correctly. But the steps are not high, so it is doable for everyone. The cathedral itself is gorgeous, it is fourth biggest in Europe. And the view over the city is very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is actually an active Church unlike what one of the other reviews said. A side Chapel will hold a service now and then. It is an amazing Church inside and unlike others in the city. Should be on everyone's must-see list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This beautiful golden domed cathedral is eye-catching.The interior is opulent and you can climb over 200 steps to the top for a view of the city

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We went inside to see the cathedral but it ended up that we have to use 200 stairs to go up and see St. Petersburg from the top.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This former church is carefully restored and the active worship space is very prayerful. For sheer space and decoration it is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

superb sight,very well maintained,amazing artwork on the ceilings.stained glass.just dont miss this one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everybody should visit St. Isaac's Cathedral without hesitation. History of this cathedral is amazing. In my opinion audio guide is needed for better understanding. You can see marks of the world war on the south west side columns. Moreover you definitely go upstairs to the roof for amazing view of Petersburg.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Soaring ceilings. Check. Columns of lapis lazuli and malachite. Check. Breath taking paintings and mosaics. Check. Stained glass and gilding. Check. Stunning chandeliers. Check. Stunning.

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