Церкви и соборы

Самые важные религиозные объекты

В Санкт-Петербурге действительно самые прекрасные церкви и соборы. Они играют значительную роль в истории и облике города. Здесь творили многие известные архитекторы и скульпторы. На их строительство и внутреннюю отделку было потрачено огромное количество сил и средств. Так что все церкви и соборы Санкт-Петербурга стоит посетить и узнать больше.

Kronstadt Naval Cathedral

The city of Kronstadt is located on the Kotlin Island in the Gulf of Finland. In 2011, it was connected to the southern and northern parts of the city by a highway as part of a complex of flood protection structures in St. Petersburg. The…

Trinity Cathedral in Saint Petersburg Russia

Trinity Cathedral in Saint Petersburg or Izmailovsky Cathedral is the architectural monument of the classicism. It was named after the Izmailovsky Regiment, one of the oldest ones in Russia. The regiment was founded by the Empress Anna Ioannovna in 1730. Part of the temple is…

The elegant golden silhouette of Peter and Paul Cathedral is a symbol of St Petersburg that is easy to recognize. Lots of city legends and historical facts are linked to this place. The Cathedral occupies the main place in the whole ensemble of Peter and…

THE SPILLED BLOOD CHURCH inside

Храм Воскресения Христова - памятник русской архитектуры в духе романтического национализма, восходящий к концу XIX - началу XX веков. Он был построен на том месте, где 1 марта 1881 года член партии «Народная воля» Игнатий Гриневицкий смертельно ранил императора Александра II. Из-за этого собор чаще…

St Isaac's Cathedral top view

Isaac's cathedral is named after reverend Isaac the Dalmatian, a Byzantium monk that lived in the 4th century. This Saint is not really widely known in Russia. It was dedicated to Isaac because on May 30th (by the 12-day slower Julian calendar) the remembrance day…

Kazan Cathedral St. Petersburg

In the very heart of the city, where the Griboyedov Canal crosses Nevsky Prospect, a majestic view of Kazan Square opens up. A beautiful temple, having stretched a wide arc of the colonnade, as if it embraces both a square with a fountain and the…

Alexander Nevsky Lavra in Saint Petersburg

Saint Alexander Nevsky Monastery, or Alexander Nevsky Lavra is often called the heart of Saint Petersburg. Peter the Great ordered to build a monastery on the supposed place of the Battle on the Ice of 1242. Later, it was historically proven that the battle took…

Grand Synagogue in St Petersburg

It’s not only an architectural monument of the 19th century, but also a historical center of spiritual life of Jews of Saint Petersburg. It’s located in the region of Staraya Kolomna. There aren’t many tourists, but if you decide to visit Mariinsky Theatre or New…

beautiful blue mosque in st petersburg

Muslims have lived in St Petersburg since the times of Catherine II, but for a long time they did not have their own temple. As the country expanded and new territories joined Russian Empire, the Islam community of the Russian capital enlarged. History overview The…

Smolny Cathedral in Saint Petersburg

Smolny Cathedral is located on the left side of the Neva river, where earlier people made resin, used in ship building. There is a legend that Elizabeth, the daughter of Peter the Great, wanted to become a nun. For that reason she picked up the…