Nicholas Naval Cathedral of The Epiphany, St. Petersburg

With its gold-domed roofs and gilded interior, it's hard to say whether Nicholas Naval Cathedral of The Epiphany is more ornate inside or out. The Baroque Russian Orthodox cathedral has always been intimately associated with the Russian Navy, as evidenced by the upper church's memorial plaques for crews of sunken Soviet marines. Built on the bank of the Kryukov Canal from 1753 to 1762, the massive cathedral can accommodate up to 5,000 people. Consider attending a mass to see it in all its glory. You can appreciate the cathedral's exterior from a boat cruise along the canal, or from the viewpoint of the bell tower. Use our St. Petersburg road trip planner to arrange your visit to Nicholas Naval Cathedral of The Epiphany and other attractions in St. Petersburg.
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  • August 19, 2017
    Undoubted advantage of this place beyond architectural beauty is a small number of tourists and almost no noise.
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  • August 5, 2017
    Beautiful Cathedral with a unique Bell Tower Commander-in-chief over the Sava. Tranquility, old icons. The Cathedral is located in the Centre, but well worth the walk up to him, walking along the Canal Griboedova.
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  • August 4, 2017
    The Mariinsky Theatre's square in the Center or move towards a Nikolai Admiralty or in any way connected with your party shoot drill was elaborated in Russia to operate even when the age is one of the Cathedral. The reason is that a long periods of time by the sea Navy and stakeholders for the purpose of blessing and good hope. It's an amazing job! We know that there is no other historical religious oppression of the country of Socialist policies. And the funny thing is that can use it, wedding sneak their honeymoon with the Church priests received the baptism. hospitality Still, mass, sometimes when you visit, at the time Russia Orthodox a cappella mass of beautiful harmony is where you can listen to. Recommended.
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  • One of the most beautiful churches in St Petersburg. Even nicer after snow.
  • During a sunny day it is a very nice structure to take picture of. The outside is better than the inside. If you are touring around, it's a nice spot.
  • One of the many ornate churches in town.
  • One of the most well preserved and most beautiful churches in the city. On weekends the second floor is open. Must see!
  • Late in the evening our ride, in the foreground, gave us the opportunity to photograph this beautiful Cathedral.

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