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For many, Chesme Church is a love at first sight. The photogenic combination of pink and white forms a lovely picture. Despite of its fairy-tale like facade, it was a direct product of the war against the Ottoman Empire. The interior is non-remarkable.
Not easy to reach the church, due to lack of signals. Get out of the Moskovskaya Metro station and cross the garden going left. Walk the street for 5 minutes and you will find it.
The facade is absolutely spectacular.
Very nice and charming little church that reminded us of a cupcake. Entry is free and there were not many tourists when we were there (September). As a woman, I had to cover my head, something that is generally custom when you visit orthodox churches...More
One of the architecture surprise in Town
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Around here there is the Moscou Avenue and All the buildings are on socialism, communism style, except one former Catherine the Queen small castle, and this wonderful and pinky chapel !
It s stunning and...More
Church of Saint John the Baptist at Chesme Palace or the Church of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. This is a small Russian Orthodox church situated at 12 Lensoveta Street. Simply beautiful with a gothic facade. Well worth the walk from Moskovskaya metro...More
It is situated between St. Petersburg & Peterhof & off the beaten track. But if you get the opportunity to see it do not miss it. It is a small church with a candy striped exterior which is quite unique. It is lovely inside as...More
This is an active Greek Orthodox church very near the Memorial to the Lenningrad seige. The church is off the beaten path but well worth diverting your itinerary. The architecture is unique and it reminded me of a wedding cake. Once inside, you view a...More
Just very near to the Chesme Palace we visited, is located this charming, picturesque Chesme Church. That is one real fairytale gothic church, very unusual and outstanding in its view. We admitted at the times, that we haven't seen such sacred place until the moment...More