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Kazan Cathedral

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Built in the early 1800s to duplicate the Vatican's Basilica of St. Peter, this huge cathedral served as a monument to Russia's victory over Napoleon in the War of 1812 and today houses the Museum of Religion.
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Kazanskaya Sq., 2 | metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 314-58-56
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After visiting St Issacs Cathedral and Our Saviour on Spilled Blood it was very interesting to visit a working cathedral. It is a beautiful building and has a different feel because there are people worshipping while we were looking around. Our tour guide did not...More

Thank gmtravellers
Reviewed 5 days ago

At 10 am starts a religious service in Kazan Cathedral. The orthodox rite includes plainsong by both, the celebrant and a small chorus of adult singers. Even if you are not a practising you will appreciate the extreme beauty of the song and the intimate...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is situated in the city centre and is impressive in scale. It is a working Orthodox Church and havingl visited several times there Are always a queue for prayers at the alter. The interior is not as grand as other catherdrals in the area...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific and magic building. We haven't been inside but even walking outside especially in the evening is the great experience.

Thank Yuriy Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Put this on your list to see while in St. Pete. Free to enter and no pics allowed. Big alter and art work. There was a mass while I was there. The choir counded awesome and they where located at the top by one of...More

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't miss the facade of this cathedral. It draws you into a large but sparse interior heavily decorated with gold and silver. The main points of interest are the icon of Our Lady of Kazan and the tomb of Field Marshall Kutuzov (easy to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a peek inside if you are passing. There are a number of important icons and therefore can be busy. Be aware of the people with birds outside they will charge you a fortune for a photo.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's difficult to know Russian if one never set foot on Russia, and it is still difficult to know Russian if one visited Russia and never visit their Orthodox Church, and if one wants better know Russian then a visit to the Sunday service is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cathedral is big. It seems out olf place right in the centre of a buzzing town, however we used itas a landmark and as a meeting point. Lovely!

Thank Violetvz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Another journey back into the depths of time. Fabulous architecture, Fabulous paintings and just a place where you can actually feel the presence of the Almighty. Great place with a historical and cultural significance

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Response from valentina20152015 | Reviewed this property |
Metro station "Nevsky Prospekt" - access to the Canal. Or any transport, walking along the Nevsky prospect - buses and trolleybuses
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