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Cathedral of the Assumption (Uspensky Sobor)

Sobornaya Gora St, 5, Smolensk 214000, Russia
+7 481 238-07-57
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Sobornaya Gora St, 5, Smolensk 214000, Russia
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+7 481 238-07-57
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hello I have just visited Smolensk Beautiful City with many attractions The Cathedral is an excellent building with 6 kls of wall around the building Inside the Cathedral is the best one I have visited This is the training place for all Bishops Priests in...More

Thank CityCruncher
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

its awesome place outside or inside ... it is situated on d peak n has breathtaking view of city smolensk the inside view is really awesome n stunning!... photos n videography is prohibited ... also 1 more imp. thing that if uh plan to visit...More

Thank pj9993910277
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

It's Christian Church, which is really awesome.Inside it is a stunning! This place prohibitted to take photoes,video and etc. You should be maintain silence inaide church.The Big-bell hanging outside church which is hamared on the Occasion of New year. This church is Green in color...More

Thank ramprasadjadhav1999
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Reviewed June 20, 2017

This is definitely the main sight in Smolensk besides the city walls. You can see it from all around, it sits on the hill like a wedding cake and is illuminated at night, yet actually the walk up to it from the river is short...More

Thank Moskvichka12
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Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Impressive position - on the second high hill in town. Yet, if your vehicle is apt to climb steep slopes you can park right next to the entrance after a exciting drive along the narrow Maloshkolnaya St.. Impressive interior. Unfortunately, no pictures allowed. Do not...More

Thank Karin V
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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

I visited the cathedral of the assumption in winter. With temperatures touch minus 15 but this was really an unforgettable experience. The architecture inside here was just mind blowing and it's really one of the places to see in a lifetime. I wasn't allowed to...More

Thank NIKHIL H
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Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

It is very luxury internal design, can't stop to say WOW. Behind the cathedral there is a panorama to view the city.

Thank Ki W
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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Not something outstanding however if you are in Smolensk and have done the central park and museum and have time then sure visit the Cathedral.

1  Thank munis b
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Reviewed May 13, 2016

Baroque iconostasis, that alone is worth visiting Smolensk to see. Also look at the 16C embroidered shroud to the left of the altar.

Thank BradBourne07
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Reviewed April 29, 2016

Absolutely stunning even with half of the church covered in white plastic panels hiding artists restoring icons and the paneling. Wonderful way to spend time looking at the artistry.

Thank Evesmyth
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