Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral, St. Petersburg

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  • Find this Cathedral is not difficult: for a summer garden will pass on the Fontanka River Bridge and Pantelejmonovskomu go on street pestel. Go for a short time, ten minutes, not hurrying up and admiring the beautiful buildings. And here you on Preobrazhenskaya square. I must say, a small Cathedral and is now under restoration. The attention attracted by the fence of the Cathedral, which is made from captured Turkish weapons. On trunks of cannons preserved the coats of arms of the Ottoman Empire. At the main gate-gilded decorative elements, the double-headed Eagles. I was at sunset and the sun illuminates them very nicely! Inside the Cathedral, too beautiful, I would even say that home-style cosy. Unlike many of the cathedrals of St. Petersburg, there's some kind of pomposity that forced open his mouth. I'm lucky I got for the evening service. Parishioners were few. It was admiration, but not from the Interior and from singing during the service. Can't say that often in temples, but still heard sing in many cathedrals of Peter ... so here, Spaso-preobrazhenskiy Cathedral-the best thing I've ever heard! High beautiful female voices that want to listen and listen! Amazing singing! Be sure to listen as they sing in this Council!
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  • Driving around a traffic circle near Liteyny Avenue, our bus passed by a small yellow domed building with the most unusual fence surrounding it. Three bronze cannon barrels, with their muzzles pointed...  more »
  • The Cathedral looks very great. But, at this point, the outer side of the Cathedral is under restoration. Inside the Cathedral does not strike a huge expanse, but if there is free time, it is well worth a visit.
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