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The Naval Cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Kronstadt

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Yakornaya sq, 1, Kronshtadt, St. Petersburg 197762, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very big surprise after 40 minutes driving come to small town near Saint-Petersburg and see so beautiful Cathedral.Russian style,huge golden dorm.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Parisikh61
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Overlooking the Kryukov Canal, this exceptionally beautiful Cathedral is home to a number of revered 18th-century icons and a fine carved wooden iconostasis. Locally, it is known as the Sailors’ Cathedral and it rises among the trees at the bottom of Ulitsa Glinki. The golden...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

It was the beginning of St. Petersburg The whole city is full of history, the navel cathedral is at the center

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

This cathedral is huge and airy, and gorgeous. The outside of the main rotunda is covered with motifs including anchors. There is an area inside devoted to the history of the church, including a photo of tsar nicholas. Take a few moments to put down...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

This is an hour drive by car from St Petersburg. Really worth the visit if you have time to spend! Huge temple very well maintained

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StefanosKatr
Reviewed 4 December 2018

It is huge, beautiful and stunning cathedral. It worth to visit Kronstadt to see The Naval Cathedral of Saint Nicholas.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank svanjan
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Naval Cathedral is acting church recently restored. Building is great, located in the town where it used to be Soviet time naval base. This is great cultural experience and cathedral is located in the middle of nice square. It needs at least half day to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sostrovski
Reviewed 27 November 2018

One of the most interesting, very beautiful, newly renovated ortodox cathedral. It is normalny used by people but it is possible to see the interrior.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tomasz K
Reviewed 14 November 2018

This is an interesting place to visit. It has the tombs of the last royal family of Russia, among many others. If you go here leave enough time to visit the military museum across the canal.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Bulgey
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We visited the cathedral and surrounding town just as it began to snow. The interior is incredible. I couldn't believe that there could be a cathedral of such grandeur just for the navy. The only downside is how far away and isolated the location is.

Date of experience: December 2017
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19 October 2017|
Response from Leopardik | Reviewed this property |
city transport site says that bus К407 arrives and starts from Grazhdanskaya ulitsa in Kronshtadt, the last one is before 23.00
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14 January 2016|
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Response from Januarius Z | Reviewed this property |
it's not hard finding any good restaurant on kotlin island. when you get there by bus and get off at the last stop, you'll be right in the center of kronstadt and just a ten minute walk away from the cathedral. on the way... More
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Response from _F929RH | Reviewed this property |
Уou can get from St. Petersburg to Kronstadt by bus. Bus number 405 goes from the metro station Chernaya Rechka. Bus number 407 goes from metro station Prospect Prosvescheniya. Ticket price is 60-65 rubles. Travel time is... More
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