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Cathedrale navale Saint-Nicolas de Kronstadt

Yakornaya sq, 1, Kronshtadt, St. Petersburg 197762, Russia
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Yakornaya sq, 1, Kronshtadt, St. Petersburg 197762, Russia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A wonderful cathedral that has great interiors and made specifically for the naval community. We were lucky to be allowed to go all the up to the dome. The cathedral is maintained very well and definitely worth a visit for its grandueur

Thank Rambomenon
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's great but very calm. very nice architecture, good design in a very calm and clean area. if you need to be calm and far from crowded tourist areas, I recommend it to you. by the way around it you can see real life of...More

Thank Majid A
Reviewed 1 week ago

As an important naval base Kronstadt was 'off-limits' to visitors until recent times. My wife and I were keen to see this place which has often been called 'St Petersburg in miniature' because it has the same wonderful architecture. We were also interested in its...More

Thank PCSensei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went up the tower of this relatively newly renovated cathedral: it was repurposed during the Soviet era. At the entrance to the bell tower, one must bend to about 40 inches to duck under the wall. I am 5'2", and could continue on my...More

Thank Lydia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

again as a tourist you can't imagine these giant structures unless you experience going inside - huge ginormous place with history, paintings, and writings on the walls. a giant WOW

Thank paws0810
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First cathedral visited in St Petersburg. Calm and spiritual (of course) inside - none of the 'busyness' of many Russian places of worship.

Thank Joyce D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Kronstadt by ourselves, I mean, no tour. So we started the day very early, once the bus ride from St Petersburg to Kronstadt takes around one hour. We took the metro and got off at Staraya Derevnya Metro Station, and from there...More

2  Thank TrekkingGuy10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reached this place by inter-municipal bus (#101, 40 rubles/person) took at Staraya Derevna Metro Station at Saint Petersburg. From the bus final station, you turn right at Lenin Street and at the square, turn left walking straight to the cathedral. From Kronstadt we took...More

1  Thank Yuri_Capi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not as fancy as other churches here but if you arrive at the right time (11am I believe) you will witness the service and the beautiful choirs. Unforgettable.

Thank imulan
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Somehow this magnificent edifice withstood the bombing and shelling of World War II. Protected by its military benefactors during the course of its restoration, it is a perfect place for tourists as well as local worshippers to admire its beauty and dignity. A must see...More

Thank JordanS8
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Is there a fee to enter? If so how much? Are there places near by to eat?
14 January 2016|
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Response from Januarius Z | Reviewed this property |
it's not hard finding any good restaurant on kotlin island. when you get there by bus and get off at the last stop, you'll be right in the center of kronstadt and just a ten minute walk away from the cathedral. on the way... More
How does one get from St Petersburg to Kronstadt? Can one use public transport? If so, please could you provide details. Thank you Margie le Roux
12 March 2015|
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Response from Александр К | Reviewed this property |
Уou can get from St. Petersburg to Kronstadt by bus. Bus number 405 goes from the metro station Chernaya Rechka. Bus number 407 goes from metro station Prospect Prosvescheniya. Ticket price is 60-65 rubles. Travel time is... More
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