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Cathedral of Ascension (Voznesensky Sobor)

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Cathedral with an interesting history

The Cathedral of Ascension was built in 1913 as a wooden structure. It surprisingly survived... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Andrew M
taken straight out of a fairytale

Beautiful Cathedral with interesting art and decor to admire. It is a great place to sit down and... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
Greenway, Australia
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30 Sep 2018
“Cathedral with an interesting history”
6 Oct 2016
“taken straight out of a fairytale”
ul. Sovetskaja, d.91, Novosibirsk 630099, Russia
+7 383 221-49-04
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

The Cathedral of Ascension was built in 1913 as a wooden structure. It surprisingly survived through Soviet times, but was briefly closed in the 1930's when it was used as a warehouse. It's interior was not damaged, and it started services again in 1944.In 1970,...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Beautiful Cathedral with interesting art and decor to admire. It is a great place to sit down and watch devoted people passing by. I got attacked by an old lady who started pulling my hair for not wearing a scarf over my head.

Thank ozitis
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I visited 5:15pm on a Sunday and a service was in progress. Very nice, with the all female choir singing responses to the prayers of the all male clergy. Beautiful artwork inside. The only downside is that the only real option for a photograph of...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I suggest you vist this cathedarl in the evening. Very warm and nice atmosphere. I tent a light for Peace and hope it helps

Thank halfdan t
Reviewed 7 May 2012

This is literally "cathedral", as here the "cathedra" (throne) of Metropolitan of Novosibirsk and Berdsk. It is not really big, but genuinely and beautifully ornamented. Prists and people working in the church are accustomed to visitors and react quite adequately, which is not the rule...More

5  Thank Pavel K
Reviewed 16 April 2012

This church was originally built in 1913 and for the most time it's been the main church in Novosibirsk. It's been open during Soviet time except 1937-1944 when it was closed and converted into a grain storage. However, it's been through some major updates in...More

2  Thank heckfy
Reviewed 23 December 2011

One of the two main churches in town, and the biggest one

Thank Lev M
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