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Annunciation Cathedral

Kazan, Kazan 420014, Russia
+7 843 567-80-79
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Kremlin Cathedral

Certainly important to Russian Orthodox members, it is historic but plain. After seeing other more... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
CherokeeMan
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Orlando, Florida
Opulent

Another place of worship which, whilst beautiful and nice to visit, leaves mixed feelings due to... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Tim121home
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“choir” (3 reviews)
“iconostasis” (2 reviews)
“paintings” (4 reviews)
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Kazan, Kazan 420014, Russia
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+7 843 567-80-79

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Certainly important to Russian Orthodox members, it is historic but plain. After seeing other more stunning Orthodox churches, this one seems mild by comparison.

Thank CherokeeMan
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Another place of worship which, whilst beautiful and nice to visit, leaves mixed feelings due to the level of opulence in the decor.

Thank Tim121home
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Breathtaking snow white building in Kazan Kremlin - Annunciation Cathedral - is acting cathedral build in traditional orthodox church architecture style. The history of the Cathedral goes back to 1500s and is the most ancient building in Kremlin ensemble. The interior is breathtaking, also some...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Love the architecture of this cathedral, which is a diversity compared to other cathedrals in Moscow or St Petersburg. It is located just near Kul Sharif Mosque. Unfortunately, did not have time to enter to see the interior. Would love to come back and see.

Thank Bonchank
Reviewed 9 August 2016

At the peak of the tourist season, we were almost on our own in there, thus could easily take pictures and even lit a candle. Iconostasis is truly one of a kind. Staying in there for a few minutes of silence can render a solemn...More

Thank Amethyst L
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The cathedral of the Annunciation was our favourite building in Kazan. We visited each day we were there. The east end has the most fabulous wall covered with icons. We were fortunate enough to be able to witness a service taking place on one visit....More

Thank Nigel W
Reviewed 25 May 2016

It is situated within the Kremlin complex close to the huge mosque. The interior wall paintings and decorations are mind blowing - need to spend some time to appreciate those. I was fortunate to be audience to a choir by children - had divine spiritual...More

Thank subhasismajumdar
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I've seen dozens of orthodox churches, but this is one that I am glad to have visited. I was lucky enough to pop inside as a men's choir was singing and a ritual was being performed before the iconostasis. Be sure to take a moment...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 18 November 2015

This cathedral, just close from one of the largest Mosques in Europe, offers a typical orthodox structure and decoration. Exterior is very sober and white, interior is superbly decorated with beautiful icons and gold devices. A wonderful place especially when quiet in the morning.

Thank Laurent O
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Brilliant! As the most part of Kerilim, it is pretty beautiful from outside and rich historic painting inside. Do recommend to come back at night for another photos.

Thank oceanpearl1222
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