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Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God

Barrikad St, 34, Irkutsk 664001, Russia
+7 904 114-10-04
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“long walk” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (4 reviews)
“tram” (4 reviews)
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Barrikad St, 34, Irkutsk 664001, Russia
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+7 904 114-10-04
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"worth a visit"
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"tram"
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

The exterior and interior beauty of the church was overshadowed by the tiny cages that the animals were kept in on the site. In one cage (about 2 square meters) was a black swan and two ducks. There was a shallow birdbath- size cement pond...More

Thank Ellen G
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

It is a long way from the centre of town - best way to get there is catch Tram #4 - only 15 roubles. Otherwise it is a long walk through a very down at heel industrial area. Church is in great condition and spectacular...More

3  Thank Medvedev1964
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

a bit off from city center, took tram there but it's a must if you visit Irkutsk. I went there last day before head off and Im glad I didn't miss this. Not hard to find follow google maps.

Thank Kobjob
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

It's intricate and beautiful. Peaceful. Visitors going in the Cathedral, should be well covered and respectul.

1  Thank SaffyReeder
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

A very good-looking cathedral, and I like the ice engraving in the garden. It is just on the way to airport.

Thank XUEGANG Z
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This is the only place in the world where I have seen ice sculptures that are religious! Absolutely breathtaking and memorable. Very inspirational. The interior of the church is magnificent. I loved that they displayed crafts that children made! Very special to me.

Thank cocoanutty
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Worth a visit, reachable by tram. If you like barock (ok, the church was build about 100 years after barock), you will enjoy!

1  Thank jascheissdiewandan
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went to see this lovely looking church and was surprised that its interior surpassed even the beautiful exterior. It has a small stall with icons of various sizes, magnets and other small souvenirs. They are priced very moderately and are truly lovely. They also allow...More

4  Thank helenaBratislava
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Absolutely beautiful church, one of many such buildings in Irkutsk. This one has an absolutely magnificent red facades with stunning, ornate onion domes, so many of them! It is a joy to behold and absolutely worth a visit. I cannot comment on the interior as...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

There are many beautiful Russia Orthodox Cathedrals to visit and this is one of them. You learn a lot about Orthodoxy by studying the icons and interior. Either read about it before you go or have a good guide.

1  Thank Har45
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