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Holy Cross Cathedral

Sedova St., 1, Irkutsk 664003, Russia
+7 395 234-42-42
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What an amazing find!

So many cultures wrapped up in one church. We only viewed the architectural elements on the outside... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Orange, Australia
via mobile
Remarkable cathedral

It is hard to miss this cathedral. It is situated on the embankment of the Angara river. I walked... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Moscow, Russia
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17 May 2017
“What an amazing find!”
13 May 2017
“Remarkable cathedral”
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Sedova St., 1, Irkutsk 664003, Russia
+7 395 234-42-42
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

So many cultures wrapped up in one church. We only viewed the architectural elements on the outside and we're blown away by the combination of symbols of different faiths, buddism, Christians, Moslem, symbols and signs all made into one building. I hear what's inside is...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

It is hard to miss this cathedral. It is situated on the embankment of the Angara river. I walked past it several times and once visited it after a morning service.

Thank alexey2612
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Came in the rain, after a day of visiting lots of churches, statues and sites of import. Thus, a bit cynical on approach but clearly this was a Church not to be missed. The highlight of the visit was the concert of chimes by a...More

Thank MomDives
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Beautiful church interior with murals, mosaics and icons. Visit in Winter though, the icons in ice sculptures are really beautiful.

Thank Valleyone
Reviewed 11 January 2016

At first of all I really liked visiting to this church and it was first time to this kind of church for me. Not pay to get in but you can get a candle starting from 20 rubles to light it on portraits of holy...More

Thank oso_guide
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Actually, I am the church fan. I really like the church's architectural. This cathedral is beautiful one and have colourful interior painting.

Thank Ltp_BKK
Reviewed 4 October 2014

This Baroque style cathedral took 11 years to build and is set in nice gardens and is surrounded by an elegant fence. There are three iconostasis within the church and of the 650 icons, 400 of them are recognized as having great artistic value. Most...More

Thank aussie4854
Reviewed 11 May 2013

Very interesting Russian church, one of a kind, never seen anything like that. Awesome inside and out! Bring your camera!

Thank Timoshka
Reviewed 11 April 2017
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Reviewed 10 March 2017
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