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Lutheran Church of St. Peter

Nevskiy Prospekt 22-24 | Metro: Nevsky Prospekt/Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 315-97-32
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Fascinating tour

The church was made into a swimming pool by the Soviet government, after all the Germans had been... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lydia H
This place is amazingly cool to visit

This church used to be a swimming pool, yes first was a church, then a pool, then. A church agan... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2015
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2 weeks ago
“Fascinating tour”
21 Jun 2015
“This place is amazingly cool to visit”
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Nevskiy Prospekt 22-24 | Metro: Nevsky Prospekt/Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg, Russia
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+7 812 315-97-32
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church was made into a swimming pool by the Soviet government, after all the Germans had been deported to Siberia or Kazakhstan. One can take a tour of the bottom of the building which has a pictorial deportation history by Adam Smith, including also...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

This church used to be a swimming pool, yes first was a church, then a pool, then. A church agan. The cool part about it is that you can see all three at the same time. You can actually walk in the swimming pool ,...More

Thank ricky v
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Most definitely a Protestant church, and very plain and simple in its presentation - quite a contrast with the Orthodox churches you see everywhere else. The day I popped in, a service had just ended, and the pastor - in a simple black robe -...More

4  Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 17 August 2012

A pleasant change from the opulent and sometimes overpowering cathedrals and churches in St. Petersburg ... and an interesting history, given its former use as a swimming pool! Restful and peaceful, a good way to pass a quiet hour or so when touring down Nevsky...More

4  Thank John L
Reviewed 13 December 2010

This neo-romnesque church was constructed in 1830ies instead of a previous Lutheran church exising in this place since 1730. In 1937 the church was closed and in 1962 transformed into a swimming pool (where I used to swim in 1966 - at the age of...More

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