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  • Address: Kazan Sq., 2 (Казанская пл., 2), St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
  • Admission: Free

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Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan (Kazansky Sobor)

Completed in 1811 and standing at an impressive 203 feet tall (62 meters), St Petersburg's Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan exhibits Russian classical architecture, having replaced a wooden church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary. The cathedral took 10 years to construct and today encircles a small square with a double row of beautiful columns, while the interior is adorned with the works of some of the country's greatest artists and sculptors, such as I.P. Prokofyev and F.G. Gordeev, with reliefs on the facade by I.P. Martos, S.S. Pimenov and I.P. Martos.

Among some of the cathedral's other beauties are the Tsar's silver-casted gates and a golden frame decorated with precious stones, made specifically for the Icon of Our Lady of Kazan. The site has served as the setting for many of Russia’s historical events, including Tsesarevish Pavel Petrovich’s marriage and the celebration of many Russian military victories. Kazan Cathedral was originally intended to be the main church of the country and the Russian answer to the Basilica of St Peter's in Rome.

Practical Info

Located right on Kazanskaya Square, Kazan Cathedral is easily accessible by trolleybus 1, 5, 7, 10 and 22. Buses 3, 7, 22 and 27 also run nearby, as does the subway, which stops in front of the cathedral at the Metro Nevksky Prospekt stop.

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Private St Petersburg Cathedrals Tour with Skip-the-Line Tickets, St Petersburg, null
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Private St Petersburg Cathedrals Tour with Skip-the-Line Tickets

This tour will introduce you to three of the most famous Cathedrals of Saint Petersburg. On your way you will see plenty of other attractions too including ...  Read more

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

From USD $100.00
St. Petersburg Cathedrals Tour, St Petersburg, Private Sightseeing Tours
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St. Petersburg Cathedrals Tour

The tour begins at your hotel, from where you will drive in a car together with your guide to the first point- largest cathedral in Russia, St. Isaac's ...  Read more

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

From USD $49.13
2 Hour St Petersburg Walking Tour, St Petersburg, Walking Tours
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2 Hour St Petersburg Walking Tour

Explore the best sights of the city and get introduced to over 15 main attractions on a walking tour of St Petersburg. Your local guide will share the most ...  Read more

Location: Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $77.00
Grand Tour of St Petersburg, St Petersburg, Walking Tours
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Grand Tour of St Petersburg

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1061 Reviews

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 $31.99
Saint Petersburg City Tour in One Day, St Petersburg, Full-day Tours
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Saint Petersburg City Tour in One Day

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A fully organized day in Saint Petersburg! It’s the greatest way to enjoy the best of the city, with the company and the help of an expert local Guide. And ...  Read more

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

From USD $91.41
3-Hour Best of Saint Petersburg Guided Walking Tour, St Petersburg, City Tours
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3-Hour Best of Saint Petersburg Guided Walking Tour

Best of Saint Petersburg  3-hour walking tour leads you to the most iconic and well-known Saint Petersburg’s attractions, from the Nevsky Prospect, ...  Read more

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

From USD $45.71
3 Hour Saint-Petersburg Walking Tour with English Speaking Guide, St Petersburg, Walking Tours
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3 Hour Saint-Petersburg Walking Tour with English Speaking Guide

This 3-hour walk is a perfect orientation tour of St. Petersburg. It includes the major sights of the city centre: Nevsky prospect, Palace square and Winter ...  Read more

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

From USD $100.00
St.Petersburg City Tour with a Private Car, St Petersburg, Walking Tours
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St.Petersburg City Tour with a Private Car

The tour begins at your hotel where your guide will meet you. By comfortable car you will go around the city visiting its historic places with stops for photo ...  Read more

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

From USD $30.85
St Petersburg by Night: City Sightseeing Tour, St Petersburg, City Tours
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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 $39.99
St.Petersburg 3 Hour Private Panoramic City Tour by Car, St Petersburg, Night Tours
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St.Petersburg 3 Hour Private Panoramic City Tour by Car

Can't walk too far or simply want to be more comfortable? Enjoy this great deal on a 3-hour Panoramic City Tour of St. Petersburg that will take you around the ...  Read more

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

From USD $12.00

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