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"Saint Isaac's Cathedral" St.Isaac's Cathedral Tip by ruki

 
 

Isaakievsky Sobor is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral in the city. It is dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great.
The cathedral's main dome rises 101,5 meters and is plated with pure gold. The exterior is faced with gray and red stone, and features a total 112 red granite columns with Corinthian capitals.
Foreign visitor should buy entrance tickets and if you have a time go to climb the 300 steps up to the cathedral's colonnade and enjoy the views of the city.

Closed: Wednesdays,
Open times: 11am-7pm

Address: Isaakievskya Ploschad 1
Directions: Metro: Nevsky Prospekt/ Gostiny Dvor
Phone: +7 812 315-97-32
Website: http://www.cathedral.ru

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  • Updated Nov 16, 2011
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