Huge cathedral, active for worship, very impressive by its resemblance with St. Pietro in Vatican. The position of the building on Nevsky Prospekt makes it a landmark of the town.
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Located right on Nevsky Prospect it is easy to get to. The exterior belies a rather magnificent interior. Worth your time to visit.
It was Easter week and a service was in progress which frankly added to the visit as one slowly wandered the church amongst the standing worshippers ( no pews in Orthodox churches). The internal decor put me in mind of St Paul's London with its...More
Visited the Cathedral on Easter Sunday. Lots of people, but a calm visit. Very beautiful church with red and white roses everywhere. Ladies to cover their heads.
It is a regular church and there is no entry fee.You cannot miss this cathedral as you walk along Nevky Prospect . It is a massive and impressive stone collonaded structure and stands as a monument to victory after 1812 when Napolean was repulsed. General...More
Located in an area with many attractions, this is one to see (even for non religious types) to admire the architecture as it was modelled on St peters in Rome. A small er version, however still quite big, easy to walk around.
I'm not really a church person however I found Kazan Catheral quiet moving. As its a working church not just a tourist attraction it relies on donations. So yes it is free to enter however out of respect to the people leave a donation.
If religion is your thing then its right up your street. The locals seemed to be kissing the icons and lighting candles. The best bit was it was one of the few free places to go in the city. Looks like St Peters in Rome...More
Modelled on St Peters in Rome, the Kazan Cathedral is monumental in scale. Inside the marble is dark and impressive, lit softly by clusters of candles before the many small altars. Beside the high altar, many worshippers queue to kiss the icon of Our Lady...More