Kazan Cathedral (Казанский собор), Irkutsk

Kazan Cathedral (Казанский собор), Irkutsk (must see)

Kazan Cathedral was built in 1894 in the Russian-Byzantine style. It is an impressive building, accommodating up to 5,000 parishioners at a time. The cathedral stands 60 meters tall, and it is considered one of the most beautiful churches in Russia. To compare dimensions, the massive St. Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg can accommodate 8,000 parishioners.

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Kazan Cathedral (Казанский собор) on Map

Sight Name: Kazan Cathedral (Казанский собор)
Sight Location: Irkutsk, Russia (See walking tours in Irkutsk)
Sight Type: Religious
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Walking Tours in Irkutsk, Russia

Create Your Own Walk in Irkutsk

Create Your Own Walk in Irkutsk

Creating your own self-guided walk in Irkutsk is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Irkutsk Introduction Walking Tour

Irkutsk Introduction Walking Tour

Irkutsk has a long, storied history and has many landmarks and cultural venues that showcase its past, as well as its current development. Take this tour to explore the most interesting attractions in Irkutsk.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles
Historical Religious Buildings

Historical Religious Buildings

Irkutsk is home to a number of eye-catching churches and cathedrals, many of which have been restored to their original beauty. Take this tour to visit Irkutsk's most impressive places of worship.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles