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Trinity Cathedral, St. Petersburg

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The Trinity Cathedral, sometimes called the Troitsky Cathedral, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is a late example of the Empire style, built between 1828 and 1835 to a design by Vasily Stasov. It is located due south of the Admiralty on Izmaylovskiy Prospekt, not far from the Tekhnologichesky Institut Metro station.The cathedral, which can accommodate up to 3,000 visitors, has only recently begun to be restored to its pre-Revolutionary splendor after years of neglect. In honor of the victory in the Russo-Turkish War, 1877–1878, when the Russians liberated Bulgaria from the Ottoman domination, a memorial column was constructed in front of the northern facade of the cathedral in 1886. The cathedral became a part of the Saint Petersburg World Heritage Site in 1990.On August 25, 2006, with reconstruction work underway, the main dome of the Cathedral collapsed after a fire, as did one of the smaller domes. The cathedral was restored and reopened in 2010.HistoryEarly yearsAccording to the Russian tradition, each regiment of the imperial guards had its own cathedral. The Trinity Cathedral was the regimental church of the Izmailovsky regiment of Imperial guards, which takes its name from a royal residence in Izmailovo, near Moscow.
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  • Stunning beauty with Cathedral domes, which are dotted with stars, that really looks good on a blue background. From the Cathedral are several guns that surround the convoy of Glory in victory in the Russo-Turkish war of 1877-1878 godov
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  • Not far away stands the lovely Trinity Cathedral. Beautiful blue with gold stars dome visible very far. Sorry don't have time to go inside.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral with unusual domes. Unfortunately, the inside is not hit. Is located away from other attractions.
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