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Address: Bolshoy Sampsoniyevskiy Ave., 41, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Architectural buffs will enjoy viewing this Baroque-style building, one of...

Architectural buffs will enjoy viewing this Baroque-style building, one of the city's oldest cathedrals and a striking vision in turquoise and white crowned by five gleaming cupolas.

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Well, there are 4 main churches that you have to visit: the exquisite Smolny Cathedral, a masterpiece of Rastrelli’s baroque; the shimmering mosaics and marble floor patterns... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2015
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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Well, there are 4 main churches that you have to visit: the exquisite Smolny Cathedral, a masterpiece of Rastrelli’s baroque; the shimmering mosaics and marble floor patterns at the Church of the Savior on Blood; the ancient icon-painting and carved iconostases at the St Sampson`s Cathedral, erected by Peter I in gratitude for the victorious Poltava battle; the icons of... More 

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