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We tried to visit St. Michael's on a Monday and learned from the sign outside that it is closed on Monday. We were lucky that Father Andrew drove up as we were standing outside. He had come to pick up some equipment and invited us...More
Saint Michael's Cathedral in downtown Sitka is a very interesting place to visit. The sanctuary is full of relics and displays.There is a charge to enter and then several opportunities to voluntarily donate to different aspects of the church. The interior is beautiful and worthy...More
St. Michael’s Russian Orthodox Church (rebuilt after a fire) is a remarkably spiritual place. The glitter of icons contrasts beautifully with the simple wooden structure. You feel the history of the Russian settlement mingled with the native culture that has kept this church as their...More
We toured this old Russian Orthodox cathedral in the center of Sitka on a Sunday afternoon after services were over; the fragrance of incense still hung in the air. A member of the congregation was there to take your admission fee; he was very chatty....More
I visited the cathedral in July 2018.
The donation to enter is $5.00. We were group of 4 and we were offered to go on the top where the bells are. We took stunning pictures of the city, and learned more about the history from...More
The church might not look impressive from the outside, particularly since it's surrounded by other buildings that are larger. However, inside is another story. Yes, it's been renovated but the artwork preserved is worth the visit. There'a a decent amount of icons and paintings. It's...More