Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, Kazan

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Admire the blue and white domes and unusual decoration of Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral. Built in 1722, this Russian Orthodox church is one of the most renowned churches in Naryshkin Baroque. Consecrated in honor of Tsar Peter I of Russia, the cathedral is known for its colorful decor, style of decoration, and high ceilings. Admire the upper altar of the cathedral from the front staircase leading to it. The miracle-working icon of the Mother of God of Smolensk and of The Seven Lakes, carefully transferred from the Church of of the Miracle Workers, is one of the most sacred objects in the cathedral. It is an easy walk from the town center. Plan your Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kazan using our Kazan travel itinerary maker.
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  • How nice that this beautiful Cathedral survived despite years of militant atheism! Because it housed a planetarium and we should be thankful to the people who rescued a unique iconostasis, closing his wall.
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  • The Cathedral wonderful! inside the tiered iconostasis, all in gold! There the relics of Moscow Matronushki. Prices on candles and icons are much lower than in other more famous temples in which lead tourists. Here quietly, no crowds, only those who truly come to pray.
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  • A very beautiful Cathedral not to be missed. An Interior as rich externally as in l.
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  • Необычная роспись/лепнина.
  • Magnificent cathedral! The singularity of his vegetable ornament stucco and combination of different colors! Gingerbread slightly on perceptions) Very magnificent iconostasis! Feel very comfortable inside.
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  • My most any place in Kazan! Amazing building: unusual "flower" wall decoration creates a very positive mood. With the high front porch with beautiful views of the city. Inside contrast all solemnly and even a little gloomy. Very high iconostasis. Inside the Cathedral are just blagogoveeš′. Most interestingly, despite the height of the building you won't notice it until you approach close.
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  • Interesting Cathedral. Looks amateurish look somewhat lubochno, but show it is necessary
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  • Quite peculiar and atmospheric)
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