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Peter and Paul Cathedral: Tours & Tickets

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The oldest and one of the tallest buildings in St. Petersburg is popular for the spectacular view provided by the thin, gilded needle-like spire rising from its bell tower. The graves of nearly all Romanov rulers since Peter the Great are here.
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Sobornaya Sq., 1 | Petropavlovskaya Fortress, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
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It was too crowdy, hence the 4 instead of 5, but the feeling of seeing the graves of the Tsar family, knowing their history, was awesome. And it is so beautiful. And impressive. And so suitible for the people lying there.
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Hugely impressive and significant cathedral. Almost all of the Tsars from Peter the Great are buried inside as well as the empress Catherine the Great. The remains of the last Tsar Nicholas II and his family were also brought here and reburied in 1998. The cathedral is richly
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Thinking this was just another cathedral, how surprised we were when we entered. This is the burial site of the Russian royalty, in fact loads of them. Beautiful church with lots of gold is well worth a visit. Don't miss out on the firing of the midday gun which can be seen
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The Cathedral is situated inside the Peter and Paul Fortress. The Cathedral itself has golden domes and inside you will find the tombs of the last Tzar and his family, Nicholas II and his entire family and Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great etc. Inside the Cathedral the
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Peter and Paul Cathedral is one of the most important religious buildings located in Saint Petersburg. In fact, it is located in the middle of the Peter and Paul Fortress, the oldest one in the city. It was built in the 18th Century, only few years after the city was born at the
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