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Peter and Paul Cathedral

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Petropavlovskaya Krepost, 1, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As the title says... This is an amazing building, both inside and outside. Definitely definitely recommend.

Thank Sebastian F
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A visit to the cathedral alone is not justified in my opinion but if you are already exploring the Peter and Paul Krepost then you should stop by. The tickets for the cathedral can be purchased separately like all the other sites at the krepost....More

Thank Boyana T
Reviewed 3 August 2018

populr destination for history buffs as it is the final resting place for many Tsars and famous people in Russia history.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Peter & Paul Cathedral is the tallest building in St Petersburg's historic area and is the focal point of the Fortress. This beautiful Cathedral dates to the 1720s. Many of the Romanov tsars are buried in the Cathedral, including the last rulers Nicholas & Alexandra.

1  Thank Wesley C
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The reason most people visit this cathedral is because it is where the Tsars and their families are buried. The cathedral is in the Peter and Paul Fortress. It was a nice stopover, but if you have limited time, visit some of the other cathedrals...More

Thank LibbyH1
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The Cathedral is the first stone church in St. Petersburg, raised in the time of Peter the Great and designed by Domenico Trezzini. The bell tower of Cathedral is the tallest world's Orthodox bell tower. Inside are the imperial tombs. The cathedral's architecture also features...More

1  Thank SafirAlbastru
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoined my visit with a lovely tour guide. Thank you Natalia. You have been helpful to us during the tour. Wish you best if luck.

Thank Fares A
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Dont believe them that the 600руб ticket includes everything. IT DOESN'T!! They rent various parts of the museums to 3rd party companies. You have to pay extra for many other exhibits and to walk on top of the wall, etc. We left feeling very ripped...More

Thank sotonmartin
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you chose to come to Russia for the history, add this to your list. This is where many Tsars are buried with history to be had.

Thank Natasha C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Peter and Paul Cathedral is within the Peter and Paul Fortress, however its thin golden spire is a very visible landmark form up and down the Neva. A cool and shady interior is an impressive open space, with no fixed seating increasing the available...More

1  Thank Sandra and Alan S
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