The Top 5 Cathedrals Worth Seeing in St. Petersburg

Russia, St. Petersburg Guide (B): The Top 5 Cathedrals Worth Seeing in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, Russia has an impressive amount of beautiful buildings to visit! We’ve already covered some of the awe-inspiring palaces. Now, this list will be for its jaw-dropping cathedrals. If you have the time, I hope you visit all the cathedrals in St. Petersburg! However, if you’re on a time crunch in St. Petersburg, like we were, this list will help you determine the highlights – plus, it is possible to visit them in two days or less.

Now, this cathedral is perhaps the most famous landmark in all of St. Petersburg. It’s an incredible building to see. Although, as its sinister name suggestions, it was not built for happy reasons. This cathedral was built in memory of Tsar Alexander II who was assassinated in 1881.

Despite this gloomy past, the inside and outside are incredibly beautiful, and a must-visit when in St. Petersburg. (Not to start a competition, but I dare say the inside of The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is far more impressive than St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow.) ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Top 5 Cathedrals Worth Seeing in St. Petersburg
Guide Location: Russia » St. Petersburg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood   St. Isaac’s Cathedral   Renaissance Baltic Hotel   St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral   Peter and Paul Cathedral   Kazan Cathedral  
Author: Lindsey Puls
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