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Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God

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I love the color and all inside where made me tranquiling and respect. The goat and beautiful... read more

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Gorgeous place

We took a detour to see it and we thought it was absolutely gorgeous. Didn't have much time but... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
GvP13
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Barrikad St, 34, Irkutsk 664001, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the color and all inside where made me tranquiling and respect. The goat and beautiful chicken are nice.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KokJuan
Reviewed 19 November 2018

We took a detour to see it and we thought it was absolutely gorgeous. Didn't have much time but must look stunning in the sun.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

If there is one church, that you only have time for while in Irkutsk, this should be the one. We walked in minus 16 degrees for 30 mins from the centre of town to get there. It is so beautiful on the inside and outside,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The Kazan church is not only a work of art with its ortidox architecture, but also the art pieces inside the church are among the best we have seen among all churches in Irkutsk. The church is located a little off side, so a taxi...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan A
Reviewed 30 September 2018

If you only visit one out of Irkutsk´s 17 churches, choose this one. It is absolutely beautiful. On the outside it looks brand new (which it is) but inside it looks and feels like the original.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Visited here - it was very busy with cleaning and renovations and possibly distracted from the place. The kept animals in small cages appalled me - it was definitely animal cruelty!

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ellen G
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

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Medvedev1964
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kobjob
Reviewed 8 April 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank SaffyReeder
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