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This beautiful church is about 5min on foot from the wharves. It's beautiful on the outside with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeanette M
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Cairns, Australia
Beautiful Example of a Russian Orthodox Church

BOTTOM LINE: Must See! This is a small historic church that is worth seeing inside & out. We love... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
midwaytoheaven
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Midway, Utah
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Kodiak Island, AK
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 16, 2013

Built on the site of the first Russian Church, this Catheral has the relics of St. Herman and beautiful icons. it is a living Cathedral with a beautiful Liturgy with singing.

3  Thank Raymond B
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Russian history of the area is interesting. The nicest views of the church are from the backside lookinig forward, I think.

1  Thank konstanzj
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful church is about 5min on foot from the wharves. It's beautiful on the outside with classical church architecture, lovely cerulean onion domes, grassy lawn and historic tombstones inscribed in Cyrillic. Inside there're numerous beautiful icons on all the walls and even hanging from...More

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed September 28, 2018

BOTTOM LINE: Must See! This is a small historic church that is worth seeing inside & out. We love to see unique churches like this one. We taken care of. Wonderful to see it open and view the inside. Be sure to stop and see...More

Thank midwaytoheaven
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Small Russian Orthodox church located on a hill up from the harbor in Kodiak. Beautiful icons inside the church. Old cracked bells from the church can be viewed outside the front of the church. Cemetery for previous priests and their wives is located on the...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

We've come to Kodiak six times. You can see inside through the glass doors, but we were lucky this time and were able to walk inside this time. The church is open during service or when a cruise ship comes in they have somebody there...More

Thank G H
Reviewed July 4, 2018

On a previous visit I entered this church and bought some icons in the gift shop. It is a picturesque building which I did not enter this time but was gratified to see it is still well kept and is a reminder of the historical...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

This is the oldest Orthodox parish in North America although the church itself is fourth generation, the previous building having been destroyed by fire in the 1940's. It is small and the interior is a beautiful sight with its traditional Russian Orthodox icons, pictures and...More

1  Thank ArryAwk
Reviewed December 28, 2017

If you get a chance to attend a service at the Russian Orthodox Church in Kodiak it is well worth the effort. Attended a liturgy service here and it was delightful - the interaction with the children was lovely to see and the church is...More

2  Thank Meg123456
Reviewed July 2, 2017

This is definitely worth the stop. So much history here at this church and priests are so willing to share with you.

2  Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed June 27, 2017

We expected to see a pretty standard church in a cool old building but were totally blown away by the beauty of the icons and other art. There was a Monk there that gave us a little mini tour and told us the story of...More

Thank Olfar
Reviewed September 8, 2016

I did not go inside as services or late hours prohibited me. You can get great photos even with a cell phone. Be sure to continue up Mission Rd to the Ortodox Seminary.

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