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Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul

Sankt-Peterburgskiy Ave., 32, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198510, Russia
+7 812 450-62-68
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Sankt-Peterburgskiy Ave., 32, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198510, Russia
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Reviewed yesterday

We were not prepared, based on the relatively plain exterior, for the grandeur and opulence of the interior of the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. The size of the cathedral virtually guarantees a crowd of tourists but if you take your time, you can...More

Thank JupiterFL
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

How ever you describe it, glowing I find it most suitable, inside out, though it is a fortress that holds inside it's walls this glowing cathedral inside out where the resting place of the great czars of Russia from Peter and Catherine the great to...More

Thank bestmimo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went up the 272 steps to view city. Fantastic view, but you do need a clear day i.e. No rain or cloud. It was 400r all together for entry into the museum as well. The paintings and mosaics are absolutely stunning, but this interior...More

Thank suetW1276GE
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, ornate, interesting history, a cat walking around, and large crowds. The gold is stunning. We were told that the law does not allow anything to be built higher than the steeple on this Cathedral. Interesting that near the harbor a new office for a...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on an organised tour with a very knowledgeable guide which is recommended. The interior of the cathedral is amazing with all the gold leaf adorning the alter. A truly great place to visit

Thank BernardBury
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this historical site while touring with SPB tours. Located within the Peter and Paul Fortress. Built by Peter the Great 1712-33. This building glows inside and out. From the tall spire topped with a flying angel on a cross or weather vane to the...More

Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much history here that a guide is essential to explain the tombs, the history and the architecture. Went in off season so not too crowded but still busy, impossible to get clear photographs but a must see of Russian history.

Thank SuandChris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This famous historical cathedral is located inside the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg, Its a yellow church The cathedral is dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul, the patron saints of the fortress Almost all the the Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the...More

Thank kc j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything I expected and more. Downside extremely crowded. You could only look at an exhibit for a few minutes as people pushing behind you. Off season would be better

Thank Rose940
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was great even though the Cathedral was very crowded. The tour is deinately worth the wait.

Thank lewisjames2017
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Response from Januarius Z | Reviewed this property |
the cathedral is under renovation, but only the outside. I've been inside in july 2015 as well as in january 2016. last summer the domes were not covered with scaffolding yet. anyway, the cathedral is still working and... More
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