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St. Sampson Cathedral

Bolshoy Sampsoniyevskiy Ave., 41, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Peaceful & Powerful

We stopped by here with a tour guide and went inside. It had been recently returned to the church... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
DallasNativeTexan
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Dallas
On of the musts

Well, there are 4 main churches that you have to visit: the exquisite Smolny Cathedral, a... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2015
Lilian C
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Athens, Greece
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Architectural buffs will enjoy viewing this Baroque-style building, one of the city's oldest cathedrals and a striking vision in turquoise and white crowned by five gleaming cupolas.
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17 Jun 2017
“Peaceful & Powerful”
29 Nov 2015
“On of the musts”
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Bolshoy Sampsoniyevskiy Ave., 41, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We stopped by here with a tour guide and went inside. It had been recently returned to the church and I did not see any museum artifacts inside. It was just a quick stop but ot was beautiful and there was a simple wedding taking...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2015

Well, there are 4 main churches that you have to visit: the exquisite Smolny Cathedral, a masterpiece of Rastrelli’s baroque; the shimmering mosaics and marble floor patterns at the Church of the Savior on Blood; the ancient icon-painting and carved iconostases at the St Sampson`s...More

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