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A great sight, a great site

A cathedral designed by the same architect as Ivan the Terrible had build St. Basil's on Red Square... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
ronald k
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
Don't miss this!

The Annunciation Cathedral may not be as famous as the Qul-Sharif Mosque, but it is certainly worth... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Thomas T
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25 Jun 2018
“A great sight, a great site”
23 May 2018
“Don't miss this!”
Kazan, Kazan 420014, Russia
+7 843 567-80-79
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

A cathedral designed by the same architect as Ivan the Terrible had build St. Basil's on Red Square in Moscow, and it looks it!

Thank ronald k
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Stunning Cathedral, one of the centrepiece of Kazans Kremlin. The exterior is beautiful and blends in rrally well with the elegant buildings all around it. Total contrast in its white facade with the leaning red bricked Suyumbike Tower beside it. Gorgeous blue in the roof....More

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

The Annunciation Cathedral may not be as famous as the Qul-Sharif Mosque, but it is certainly worth a visit. It's a 16th century cathedral with a beautiful interior and should not be missed when you visit the Kremlin. The entry is free, but just make...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful cathedral..in the downtown of Kazan ,blue,white and gold outside and full of beautiful golden decorations in the inside..glad I visited

Thank Rihab B
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Certainly important to Russian Orthodox members, it is historic but plain. After seeing other more stunning Orthodox churches, this one seems mild by comparison.

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Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Another place of worship which, whilst beautiful and nice to visit, leaves mixed feelings due to the level of opulence in the decor.

Thank Tim121home
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Breathtaking snow white building in Kazan Kremlin - Annunciation Cathedral - is acting cathedral build in traditional orthodox church architecture style. The history of the Cathedral goes back to 1500s and is the most ancient building in Kremlin ensemble. The interior is breathtaking, also some...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Love the architecture of this cathedral, which is a diversity compared to other cathedrals in Moscow or St Petersburg. It is located just near Kul Sharif Mosque. Unfortunately, did not have time to enter to see the interior. Would love to come back and see.

Thank Bonchank
Reviewed August 9, 2016

At the peak of the tourist season, we were almost on our own in there, thus could easily take pictures and even lit a candle. Iconostasis is truly one of a kind. Staying in there for a few minutes of silence can render a solemn...More

Thank Amethyst L
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The cathedral of the Annunciation was our favourite building in Kazan. We visited each day we were there. The east end has the most fabulous wall covered with icons. We were fortunate enough to be able to witness a service taking place on one visit....More

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