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Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church

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It's Beautiful

This is definitely worth the stop. So much history here at this church and priests are so willing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
2013TravelinFool
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Yuma, Arizona
Very moving

We expected to see a pretty standard church in a cool old building but were totally blown away by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Olfar
,
Port Orchard, WA
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Kodiak Island, AK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely worth the stop. So much history here at this church and priests are so willing to share with you.

1  Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We expected to see a pretty standard church in a cool old building but were totally blown away by the beauty of the icons and other art. There was a Monk there that gave us a little mini tour and told us the story of...More

Thank Olfar
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I did not go inside as services or late hours prohibited me. You can get great photos even with a cell phone. Be sure to continue up Mission Rd to the Ortodox Seminary.

Thank Tallytravler
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We noticed the blue spiral steeples from our hotel room and went wandering off in the rain to find the source. What a beautiful surprise this was

Thank Lynn N Dave B
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church is easily within walking distance and well worth the walk. The inside of the church has many religious icons and beautiful paintings. The priests were so willing to talk to us and tell us the history of the church....More

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Great maintained church close to the harbor in a kind of residential and industrial area. Spectacular building with amazing artifacts. Don't miss while visiting Kodiak

Thank HeLeJo28
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This beautiful church, steeped in history going all the way back to the Russian Orthodox missionary monks coming to Kodiak in 1794, is especially blessed to house the relics of St. Herman, the patron saint of Kodiak Island and neighboring Spruce Island where he cared...More

Thank DavidandMaryFord
Reviewed 21 May 2016

While everything in this delightful small church feels new, there is a sense of history that carries you back in time. If you have time attend a service, or at least part of one. You will get the feel of an American Russian heritage!

Thank DMCraig
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Worth visiting, historical property. Nicely maintained. Open to the public, more information available - a self guided tour.

Thank sharonwilkins
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This building has been re-built (as the original structure was destroyed in a fire decades ago) and is being actively used by Kodiak's large Russian Orthodox citizenry. (Bells from the former church were salvaged & displayed outside.) An important part of the island's history, indeed......More

Thank G C
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