Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy' Lavra, St. Petersburg

Categories: Cemeteries, Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web
Gain some insight into the history of the Orthodox Church in Russia at Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy' Lavra, situated on the Neva River in the heart of Saint Petersburg. Tsar Peter founded the monastery in 1710, in commemoration of Prince Alexander Nevsky's victory over Swedish forces on the Neva in 1240. Take photographs of the brightly colored and ornately decorated monastery buildings. Explore the opulent interiors of the remaining churches, and don't miss the Tikhvin cemetery, where many notable Russian composers and authors are buried, including Dostoyevsky, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky. Use our St. Petersburg trip itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy' Lavra and other attractions in St. Petersburg.
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  • This man such as Dostoevsky, Tchaikovsky, Euler's grave. Give, tell friends in St. Petersburg had trouble in math exam because the God of math Euler's grave do. "Yep, go" and I received a reply. Became worried. Do not recommend to everyone too much.
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  • Very impressive! The spirit of ancient graves in the 18th century and the artists! Nikolskoye cemetery with the graves of 17 century and ancient graves. All this, together with the magnificent architecture of the Cathedral and of any special calming atmosphere inside the Park and the Cathedral leave indelible impressions! Be sure to visit!
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  • Interesting place. Quiet, peaceful, namolennoe. A bit annoying beggars at the entrance, but the atmosphere is something. Oh, and the necropolis of Lavra-single song.
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