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St. Michael's Cathedral

Lincoln and Cathedral Streets, Sitka, AK
+1 907-747-8120
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Lincoln and Cathedral Streets, Sitka, AK
+1 907-747-8120
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Reviewed yesterday

This church was re-built after a devastating fire but all of the icons and historic memorabilia of this Russian Orthodox church were saved. It is still a working church and the clergy were present, answering questions and chatting with visitors, during our recent visit. The...More

Thank mek99
Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is beautiful and is not to be missed. The interior is lavish with beautiful paintings and alter. It's truly worth seeing.

Thank Ladylynn4u2
Reviewed 1 week ago

After hearing and reading about this cathedral my wife and I were excited to have an opportunity to pay a visit. However, to our dismay we found out that the cathedral closed to the public much of the time, so all we could do was...More

Thank Globetrotter10K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Something different from the usual Alaska tourist place. Filled with shiny, beautiful icons and nice handouts with interesting information. You get a postcard souvenir with your $5 entry donation. Interesting stories.

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first, I was a bit reluctant to visit this place, after all, I thought it's just a church. After visiting I realized the uniqueness and the importance of the church in Sitka. Recommend a visit.

Thank wpv3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing Greek Orthodox Church. Contain beautiful icons. But it is also a huge part of Sitka's history. It has an active congregation. Also a lovely store right across the street. Yes to young children, but keep them under control.

Thank TheElder2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The original church burned down and this one is an exact reconstruction of the original. There are many icons inside. It is a pretty church, but it is not free. A $5 per person "donation" is required.

2  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cruise port visit to Stika, wandering round Stika and came across the Cathedral which has a $5 dollar per person entry fee, worth every cent and more. Walked inside and was stopped in my tracks by the beautiful icons and altar box, met the bishop...More

Thank ruthandkev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are walking in town you can't miss the St Michael Cathedral. It is a beautiful historic building.

Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had some time to kill and old churches are usually interesting, so we visited here. They do "suggest" a donation of $5, so it is not free. The volunteers told us about the history of the church, the fire, etc. There are many, many...More

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22 June 2015|
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Response from sablansr81 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on which pier - however as already expressed - you can walk the older part of the town. If you are on a Hawaiian Dream cruise you will be in the town proper them bused to the pier.