Holy Resurrection Cathedral, Chiyoda

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Feel the echoes of the East Roman Empire at Holy Resurrection Cathedral, the main cathedral of the Japanese Orthodox Church. The cathedral's impressive Byzantine-style facade, which contrasts sharply with the modern buildings surrounding it, features a 38 m (125 ft) high dome and has a number of beautifully painted icons inside. Completed in 1891, and dedicated to St. Nicholas of Japan, the site is popularly known as the "Nikolai Cathedral," testifying to good Japanese-Russian relations in the fin-de-siecle period. You can buy souvenirs, such as postcards, brochures, or CDs with Russian religious chants at the cathedral, but you can't take photos inside. Holy Resurrection Cathedral is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Tokyo Edition.
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  • And memorization of the history of Japan made the Condor was memorized. It is located near the Meiji University Christian Church. Can be visited at an additional charge (¥ 300).
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  • Beautiful Holy Resurrenction Chathedral, just a minute from the station of Ochanomizu. Hidden away. Very beautiful and impressive architecture and the inside is very serene. The opening hours vary acc...  more »
  •  On this day, from the Ueno Park, yushima Tenman-gū, Nicolas Church is looking at Kanda Myojin, yushima Temple walk and then headed.  Nikolai Chapel St. bridge and walked forward, with hemispherical roof has come into view. Name taken Nikolai Archbishop Nicholas Hall and built this temple name, correctly is called Japan of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church cult Tokyo resurrection Cathedral. Style of architecture, Byzantine style is basic and a hemispherical dome roof was impressive, spectacular building.
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  • This is the main orthodox church of Japan, so if you are an Orthodox Christian you would go often. They perform mass for the main holidays, however the working hours are not convenient at all. Service is performed in Japanese and in Russian which makes it quite longer then usual. The building is beautiful though.
  • Very nice church, a great find at Easter time in Tokyo. Japanese service for Pascha was a delight, impressed by the service and the choir, walking around church with the lit candles at midnight under a beautiful sound of bells...
  • It is a Great construction. By the stand point, it looks like the GUNDAM base.
  • This place might be boring for tourists because this church is by far smaller than Europeans'. But I think the church is beautiful. If you are Japanese, you can enjoy!
  • The bells one Sunday called me to service. I cried against a wall as the Orthodox Priest performed the service...

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