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Cathedral of Our Lady of Vladimir

Vladimirskiy Ave., 20, St. Petersburg 191025, Russia
+7 812 312-19-38
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Bland exterior hides magnificent interior.

Our tour stopped outside the cathedral. It's on a busy road and the outside is bland,because of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
paulann2014
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West Byfleet, United Kingdom
Magnificent Orthodox Church

This is also one gemstone of russian orthodox architecture with elements of baroque and classical... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Oleg Y
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Belgrade, Serbia
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This highly unusual church and one of the oldest in the city combines Baroque and Classical styles, is crowned by five different-sized onion-shaped cupolas and contains a unique iconostasis that is considered a great 18th-century work of art.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“onion domes” (2 reviews)
“iconostasis” (2 reviews)
“baroque” (2 reviews)
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Vladimirskiy Ave., 20, St. Petersburg 191025, Russia
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+7 812 312-19-38
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour stopped outside the cathedral. It's on a busy road and the outside is bland,because of traffic you cannot really see the domes. However, step through the door and go up the stairs you enter the church proper. Magnificent icons everywhere. Our guide gave...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is also one gemstone of russian orthodox architecture with elements of baroque and classical architectural styles. Its genuine name is the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God Cathedral and is one of the oldest churches in St Petersburg. Located on Vladimirsky Square between...More

1  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 11 August 2016

After a week in Moscow it was nice to get out into the 'country' to see the similarities and differences in the churches, and there were more similarities.

1  Thank Carol D
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The Vladimirsky Cathedral sits on a busy intersection east of the Nevsky Prospekt area. Across the way is an incongruously stark Soviet Modern hotel. The exterior of the church was a graceful blend of Neoclassical and Russian Baroque, with five onion domes gracing its tower....More

1  Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Not so famous as central cathedrals, but it is a church which is not a museum, which has regular services and as I was there just after Orthodox Easter, there was a nice exhibition and Easter scene in the yard.

2  Thank Olgica2015
Reviewed 7 August 2013 via mobile

A church near our hotel, we visited it and ended up longer than planned. Lots of icons, figures, there was some ceremony when we were there. Take time to "feel" it. For me, it is a lovely, traditional church.

3  Thank Jenstockholm
Reviewed 31 August 2011

This church is located few blocks south of Nevsky prospect and really touched me. There , I could admire the orthodoxes rituals . The church has amazing onion domes.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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