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  • Address: Kazan Sq., 2 (Казанская пл., 2)
  • Admission: Free

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Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan (Kazansky Sobor)

The Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan (Каза́нский кафедра́льный собо́р) is the cathedral of St. Petersberg dedicated to the Russian icon Our Lady of Kazan. Exhibiting Russian classical architecture, it was completed in 1811 replacing a wooden church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary. The location has continuously been the setting for many of Russia’s historical events including, where Tsesarevish Pavel Petrovich’s was married and the celebration point of a many Russian military victories.

The interior of Kazan Cathedral is adorned with the works of Russia’s greatest artists and sculptors including , I.P. Prokofyev, F.G. Gordeev , reliefs on the facade by I.P. Martos; S.S. Pimenov, and I.P. Martos just to name a few.

Amongst some of the cathedrals other beauties are the Tsar's gates, that were cast of silver and a new golden frame that is decorated with precious stones, made specifically for the Icon of Our Lady of Kazan. Kazan Cathedral was intended to be the main church of the country and the Russian answer to the Basilica of St. Peter's in Rome.

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Grand Tour of St Petersburg

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The Grand Tour of St Petersburg offers visitors the opportunity to take in as much as possible of the city in a day's sightseeing: a complete tour of St ...  Read more

Location: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: Varies

From USD $31.48

Midnight St Petersburg Cruise: Drawbridges and Canals

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 10 Reviews

Enjoy a midnight cruise around St Petersburg and see the city’s drawbridges rise – an event that happens each night. As you glide around the elegant canals, ...  Read more

Location: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $43.85

State Hermitage Museum Small-Group Walking Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 19 Reviews

Admire renowned paintings and sculptures by Leonardo Da Vinci, Picasso and Van Dyk, on this inspiring small-group walking tour of the State Hermitage Museum, ...  Read more

Location: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $39.35

St Petersburg by Night: City Sightseeing Tour

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Experience spectacular St Petersburg, illuminated at night, on this small-group tour by minivan in the former capital of the Russian empire. Your expert guide ...  Read more

Location: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $42.72

Private Tour: St Petersburg Walking Tour

Learn all about St Petersburg’s history and sights on a 3-hour walking tour, led by a private guide! The itinerary can be tailored to specific interests; ...  Read more

Location: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.59

St Petersburg Shore Excursion: City Tour with Peter and Paul Fortress and Gostiny Dvor

While in port, enjoy St Petersburg’s most impressive sights on this 6-hour shore excursion with a small group. Drive along the streets and embankments of the ...  Read more

Location: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $118.05

Private 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour of St Petersburg

This private city tour will take you to see the most important attractions in St. Petersburg’s city center, including the State Hermitage Museum, the Admiralty ...  Read more

Location: St Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $130.00

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