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Suhe-Batora ul., d. 2, Irkutsk 664011, Russia
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Reviewed September 11, 2019

Close to the other cathedrals and the monument Peter and Fevronia. this is the oldest and the most beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jo-schops
Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

This is a lovely little Orthodox Church. Not totally grand but beautiful enough inside. Don't miss the external fresco nor the 'stone' out back

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

You will find some information in the front of the church. Really nice interior with a shop. You need to go upstairs to be able to enter the church.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

The Church of the Savior of the Holy Face, located just North of Kirov Park and close to the Angara River here in Irkutsk, is yet another amazing Russian Orthodox Church. The church is also known as the Spasskaya Church. It is located in, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank Kanbaatar
Reviewed March 21, 2019

You will find this Church close to the river as you wander around the city. Quite a beautiful design from the outside. There is an amazing fresco at the rear of the Church, so ensure you appreciate this. We did not see the interior, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

This church is a popular photo spot on the tourist trail, so expect lots of visitors. It's a lovely structure.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

This church is also known as the Spasskaya Church. It is located in a small park, north of Kirov Square, slightly to the right of the government administration building. It is not the most attractive church n Irkutsk, but is an example of old Russian...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

As part of a guided city tour enjoyed the views of the exterior of this lovely church. Great views from many angles as you walk around the church and adjoining park.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

I felt that this was the nicest of the many cathedrals and church es we saw on our walking tour of Irkutsk. It was here at the Saviour of the Holy Face that we spent the most time, that's for sure. It has a stunning...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Thank goodness they got an expert in to advise that this church was a unique style, so not to be demolished and renovations have revealed a few quaint paintings original on the building side. The rock in the little Pagoda also shows the original fortress...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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