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“Central location”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Kazan Cathedral

Kazan Cathedral
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St. Petersburg Cathedrals Tour
Ranked #15 of 1,781 things to do in St. Petersburg
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Owner description: Built in the early 1800s to duplicate the Vatican's Basilica of St. Peter, this huge cathedral served as a monument to Russia's victory over Napoleon in the War of 1812 and today houses the Museum of Religion.
Espoo, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Central location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

You probably walk past this church in Saint Petersburg, so why not go inside as well? It's free, unlike St. Isaac's Cathedral and Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood. With some luck, you can even see some real action inside... Don't miss Napoleon's standards inside!

Visited August 2013
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Brooklyn, New York
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“What a change”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

The main Cathedral for St. Petersburg, this used to be the "Museum of the History of Atheism and Religion" during the Soviet period. Now it is a church again and the main Cathedral for the city. Not necessary to tour, but definitely worth a visit when strolling along Nevsky Prospect. Ladies be sure to wear a head scarf as it is a working church.

Visited August 2013
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Zagreb, Croatia
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“Experience an orthodox mass!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

Singing mass is beautiful, and it is nice to see people praying to get little understanding about Russian religion and traditions.

Visited August 2013
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Geneva, Switzerland
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“Impressive outside”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2013

We didnt want to miss the visit, as from the outside it did look very inviting, but again, it was ok, but really nothing special inside the Cathedral.

Visited August 2013
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Brussels, Belgium
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“plain interior, durty exterior”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2013

nothing special but free and central, you cannot visit SP and don't pass it at least one, so have a look

Visited August 2013
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