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Kazan Cathedral

Kazanskaya Sq., 2 | metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 314-58-56
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Built in the early 1800s to duplicate the Vatican's Basilica of St. Peter, this huge cathedral served as a monument to Russia's victory over Napoleon in the War of 1812 and today houses the Museum of Religion.
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Kazanskaya Sq., 2 | metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 314-58-56
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

St. Petersburg gas lots of churches to visit and this is one of them. The architecture of the building is beautiful. Inside it's like a normal church.

Thank AmerAmiri
Reviewed 2 days ago

As many cathedrals and churches are turned into museums, it should be emphasized that this one is still in use which means - women should wear a scarf or something over their hair and everyone should be dressed respectfully. Entrance is free and when you...More

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 3 days ago

All churches in St. Petersburg are with very nice inside decoration. But this one, according to my opinion is, has a lot of spiritual impressions. Maybe because of the very famous Icons inside.

Thank Foodslave
Reviewed 3 days ago

A really outstanding architectural gem of Saint Petersburg, and it is a working church. Its colonnade, extending both in the interior and the exterior of the palace is its most prominent and beautiful feature that makes this cathedral stand out from all the others. Be...More

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 6 days ago

The mosaics and art in this cathedral defy description, other than that they are most impressive. While still a part of a religious group, those not sharing the faith are not obligated to adhere to dress codes - but it would be respectful if you...More

Thank msp1231
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have just visited Church of Christ on spilled blood, then it makes an interesting contrast to visit this cathedral. There is no entry charge. It does not have the ornate baroque style of the former. It is spacious and beautiful to view from...More

Thank ashvin b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right on Nevsky Prospect, this cathedral borrowed its exterior colonnade from St. Peters in Rome. Inside is all Orthodox, all the time. This is an active church, so there is no admission and there seems to be a constant schedule of services, so (if you...More

Thank Auwaiku
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A trademark of Leningrand that you must see. It is a great church with a particular architectural shape. This sight is free to entrance and located to Nevski road, thus it means you visit it definetly.

Thank Axl Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can visit the church even during the service hour through the gate on the side. its beautiful and free to visit

Thank May L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral is still active, which gives it an extra dimension. But the interior is not that spectacular though, so it's not a disaster if you don't find time to visit.

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Response from valentina20152015 | Reviewed this property |
Metro station "Nevsky Prospekt" - access to the Canal. Or any transport, walking along the Nevsky prospect - buses and trolleybuses
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