Temples and cathedrals in every city are part of the cultural attractions. However, in St. Petersburg they have acquired a larger-scale significance. On each leaflet, magnet and postcard you can see the image of the Savior on Spilled Blood or the Kazan Cathedral. The main temples of the northern capital amaze with their grandeur and unusual architecture.
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Church of the Resurrection of Christ
Address: nab. Griboyedov Canal, 2B
From the hotel: 40 minutes on foot or 37 minutes by public transport
The elegant and stately Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood appeared in St. Petersburg at the beginning of the 20th century as a monument to a tragic event: the assassination attempt on Alexander II. When creating it, the architects were inspired by St. Basil's Cathedral, but added more bright motifs that stand out strongly against the background of other buildings of the city.
Peter and Paul Cathedral
Address: the territory of the Peter and Paul Fortress Museum
From the hotel: 1 hour on foot or 45 minutes by public transport
If you are just starting to get acquainted with the history of the city, go to Hare Island. It was here that Peter the Great began the construction of St. Petersburg.
The cathedral is part of the fortress, which offers stunning views of the rest of the buildings in the city.
Address: Kazanskaya pl., 2
From the hotel: 30 minutes on foot or by public transport
One of the main tourist attractions is the Kazan Cathedral on Nevsky Prospekt. It differs from other temples by its unusual colonnade, which creates the effect of open wings, hiding the main building.
The cathedral was built in the early 19th century. Kutuzov was buried here, and now tourists and pilgrims come here to look at the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God.
St. Isaac 's Cathedral
Address: Isaakievskaya pl., 4
From the hotel: 25 minutes on foot or half an hour by public transport
From Nevsky Prospekt, head towards Admiralteyskaya to admire one of the main temples of the Russian Empire.
The cathedral stands out from the rest with its golden dome, the construction of which took several decades, and the building itself occupies the 4th line in the list of the largest Christian shrines.
Do you want to know more about the sights of St. Petersburg? We regularly post the most interesting selections in the News section on the official website of the hotel.