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

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
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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  • Unfortunately on the day and time that I went to was closed, but I I know of near little of Russian architecture, very cool, thank you beautiful pictures
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  • Walking along Buenos Aires suddenly we are faced with a beautiful and colorful building. Well worth a stop for some photos
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  • Amazing experience! I had the felicidadee of, actually, to visit her during a religious ceremony. I was delighted with the local architecture, a pity I can't register internally.
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  • She's just gorgeous! It is a pity that almost always closed!
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  • beautiful, both inside and outside. more than religious beliefs. architecturally it is very cute
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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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  • Step required in the traditional district of San Telmo!
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  • Beautiful place.
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