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

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Architectural Building
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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  • "Russian Orthodox Church" is located in Lezama Park North across Brazil through. Unique to Russia Orthodox Church building in a small presence.
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  • There is a church in the cluttered residential area alone and around the building quite different so really stands out. You can be seen clearly even when driving through the Paseo colon Avenue.
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  • 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 »
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  • Beautiful church of the it architect Christophersen.
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  • beautiful, both inside and outside. more than religious beliefs. architecturally it is very cute
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  • She's just gorgeous! It is a pity that almost always closed!
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  • I'd like to be baptized in this Church (where possible). The problem is that I don't know at what point go. Greetings, Juan Manuel Beverina.
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  • Very nice place, the few in Buenos Aires
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