Russian Orthodox Church (Iglesia Apostolica Ortodoxa Rusa), Buenos Aires

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Towering above residential houses are the bright blue onion domes of Russian Orthodox Church (Iglesia Apostolica Ortodoxa Rusa). The church was designed in St. Petersburg distinctly of the 17th-century Muscovite style and executed by architect Alejandro Christophersen in 1901. The church features five blue domes decorated with gold stars and topped with orthodox crosses. Rich decor fills the interior of the church, murals cover the walls, and the intentionally east-facing altar is adorned with red and gold details. Entry is only available at certain times, so be sure to confirm in advance. Women must wear a dress or skirt to the knees to enter, and photography is not allowed inside. Plan your Russian Orthodox Church (Iglesia Apostolica Ortodoxa Rusa) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Buenos Aires using our Buenos Aires vacation planner.
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  • Tiny but interesting, very few orthodox spaces in Argentina so we wanted to stop by, very understated  more »
  • It's curious that, when there was not a half dozen orthodox Russians, the first and only Orthodox Church in Argentina (and in South America) was established at the request of Orthodox of other nationa...  more »
  • It's rather hard to notice because of the buildings around it but when you spot it, you'll be glad. It's architecture is so beautiful and nicely colourful that it actually cheers you up. In not a reli...  more »
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  • I was actually allowed in to watch some fascinating Orthodox rituals that I had never seen before. No cameras inside, though, but if you are chill and respectful it's really unique.
  • Modest Orthodox church .
  • The downside is the place in which it is located, because the surrounding buildings, it's hard to make a nice photo. Very nice Russian accent in Buenos Aires. The downside is the place where it is located, because in the surrounding buildings, it is difficult to make a nice picture. Very nice Russian accent in Buenos Aires. La desventaja es el lugar donde se encuentra, porque en los edificios circundantes, es difícil hacer una buena imagen. Muy buen acento ruso en Buenos Aires. Недостатком является то место, в котором он находится, потому что окружающие здания, это трудно сделать хороший снимок. Очень хороший русский акцент в Буэнос-Айресе.
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  • Beautiful to have a place like this here, the truth draw much attention me whenever he spent and see
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  • Very her.oso Temple.
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