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St. Sampson Cathedral, St. Petersburg

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TripAdvisor
  • Well, there are 4 main churches that you have to visit: the exquisite Smolny Cathedral, a masterpiece of Rastrelli’s baroque; the shimmering mosaics and marble floor patterns at the Church of the Savi...  more »
  • Wanted to look at sampsonievsky Cathedral of St. Petersburg and photograph it. And it happened. Inside the Cathedral was not, as it happens. But what I saw was satisfied with
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  • The Church was built in honor of a significant event for the country's history-victory over Sweden at Poltava. Originally under the Decree of Tsar Peter the great at this location laid wooden church in thirty years smenivshuju its walls on stone.  In the guise of a building visible characteristics inherent in religious buildings of Moscow or Yaroslavl, were built in the 17 century.  The main value is the unique church carved iconostasis of the first half of the 18 century. Zolochennoe artwork is impressive and beauty and size.  According to rumors, it is here that held the secret wedding of Empress Catherine II and her favorite Grigory Potemkin. 
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  • Very nice
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  • Free entrance. You can take pictures without Flash
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  • Nice energy in places. I recommend to take an audio guide or tour-probably so visit will be complete in full. Themselves tickets free.
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  • Very beautiful especially in spring
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  • The only truly dopetrovskj iconostasis in St. Petersburg.
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