Narva Alexander's Cathedral, Narva

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  • pretty interesting, but lacks funding and in disrepair, climb the tower at the top, the view is gorgeous!
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  • Beautiful architecture externally, Spire visible from afar. View from the river spoils poor building new sports club. Inside all completely destroyed.
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  • Desperate need of restoration. Good to check the local architecture. Seems some elderly women are interested in selling small things from the church to tourists. Not much to visit in Narva. Thus touri...  more »
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  • Very nice
  • The inside is not repaired. As tourists watch specifically for that. So come by and take pictures. This is if you do not dive into the story, of course.
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  • The Cathedral wonderful Pasteur Vladimir that we spent a very interesting tour of the Cathedral and told a lot of new, interesting history.
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  • Beautiful architecture, which because of the size of the building hardly breaks the frame
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  • Kiriku 9 Narva, 59.370671, 28.201772 59° 22 ' 14.42 "28° 12 ' 6.38" Alexander Lutheran Church is a church, dedicated to the Russian Emperor Alexander II. Built in Narva in 1881-1884, in neoromance style. Before the war, was the largest church building in Estonia. The author of the project of the Cathedral was Otto von Hippius academician from Saint Petersburg. The Cathedral was designed for 2500 parishioners, but could accommodate up to 5000 people. The central part of the Church is octagonal. To the main premises adjoin the longitudinal building and octagonal tower with a height of 61 m high tower before the second world war, has become one of the symbols of the city. Aleksandrovsky Cathedral witnessed dramatic history. In November-January 1919 Goda v Alexander Church was the Estonian Government working commune. Cathedral was damaged during the war in 1944, the year its spire was destroyed. In 1956, with the return from exile of Pastor Elmar Kullu began the restoration of the temple, but in 1962 year Temple took the parish and turned it into a warehouse. The first worship service after 32 years, took place in July 1994 year (parish included in JeELC). Currently under reconstruction.
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