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Lincoln and Cathedral Streets, Sitka, AK
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

Even a brief visit brings you into the presence of an active faith community present in Sitka for centuries the icons are authentic representatives of traditional orthodox worship

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Learn a bit about the Russian involvement in Alaskan history. The cathedral is well laid out and decorated.

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Remains of the Russian Orthodox religion still alive in this outpost. Wonderfully preserved icons and relics in this beautiful church.

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

There are some very moving icons inside the church with a Blessed past and some Holy inspriations... well worth the fee to walk around inside the small but moving church

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Looks good from the outside, and from a distance, but is truly depressing on the inside. The roof is leaking, the walls are peeling, and the staff seem to be interested only in getting donations. I sympathize with their need for money to make repairs,...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

For a $5 donation you may enter this small, quant little Russian Orthodox Cathedral in the middle of downtown Sitka. It is a Cathedral as it was the location that the Bishop of Alaska was assigned. The walls display dozens of amazing Russian icons, most...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

Incredible but this church was completely burned down and has been refurbished as people were able to rescue most of the icons before the fire got them Worth a vist but nothing special

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Greek Orthodox Church. Quaint. Beautiful icons. Great story about the origin of the church.

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Terrific place to visit beautiful church with Russian influence architecture in downtown sitka a must see

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

The original church was destroyed in a fire that destroyed much of downtown Sitka in 1966 It was apparent that the church (which is a Cathedral) could not be saved, but there was time for the town to come together and save all of the...More

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Response from sablansr81 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on which pier - however as already expressed - you can walk the older part of the town. If you are on a Hawaiian Dream cruise you will be in the town proper them bused to the pier.