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Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul

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Address: Musy Dzhalilya St., 21, Kazan 420111, Russia
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The best church we visited in Kazan lovely painting and atmosphere. Plus the view from entrance amazing.

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Auckland
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best church we visited in Kazan lovely painting and atmosphere. Plus the view from entrance amazing.

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Nice city vision from entrance, very old icons, colorful building and I really like men choir. Kazan musem very close

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Thailand
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505 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It is miracle, that this great architectual monument passed threw the centuries. It almost saved it's interior and exterior beauty. This is sacred place for christians. Must to see it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Entry is free to this must see historical cathedral. The paintings on the walls and ceilings are spectacular. It's also nice to escape the cold winter and get some warmth inside. Everything is in Russian so if you need English explanations or history you would need a guide. We admired the cathedral without a guide.

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Murwillumbah, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Small but interesting interior with icons and painted walls and ceiling. The painted dove holding the chandelier is a nice touch.

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Kazan, Russia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Peter and Paul Cathedral is the largest church of Kazan. It is divided into upper and lower Parish(below for baptized tatars). The most important and the most interesting is the upper parish. Very rich decoration inside, a large iconostasis. It will be interesting to see and antiques lovers and believers.

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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

With the impressive decoration on the exterior walls of the cathedral, sticking out from among other buildings walking on certain streets of Kazan, the Cathedral lures you in like a magnet. Getting closer allows you to see it even clearer how great and magnifiscent this building is with its extraordinarily rich decoration on the walls. Stepping inside both downstairs and... More 

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Ontario
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219 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This church is fine, the inside was ok. To reach the front entrance you had to climb quite a few steps. Therefore a little hard for elderly's, it is free to enter and they supply head scarves if you don't have one with you.

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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

If you planning to visit Kazan, Russia this place is must to see! It is gorgeous cathedral. You will love it!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Both the exteriors and interiors are equally impressive and distinctive as compared to the other cathedrals in the city. Quite spiritual feeling if you spend some time inside. However need to climb a few steps - worth going.

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