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This church with its spire is a stunning landmark. The church is the final resting place of many Tsar's. Beautiful decor of green and gold. The church has an amazing history. Definitely a must stop in your tour.
We visited the cathedral as part of a cruise ship tour and were very impressed. There was a lengthy queue when we entered but when we left we realised how lucky we’d been as the queue was twice as long. Externally the cathedral is impressive...More
Lots of history in this beautiful cathedral. The cathedral is located inside Sts. Peter and Paul Fortress and dates back to 1712. Almost all the remains of Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and his family, including Catherine the Great,...More
A visit to the cathedral alone is not justified in my opinion but if you are already exploring the Peter and Paul Krepost then you should stop by.
The tickets for the cathedral can be purchased separately like all the other sites at the krepost....More
Peter & Paul Cathedral is the tallest building in St Petersburg's historic area and is the focal point of the Fortress. This beautiful Cathedral dates to the 1720s. Many of the Romanov tsars are buried in the Cathedral, including the last rulers Nicholas & Alexandra.
The reason most people visit this cathedral is because it is where the Tsars and their families are buried. The cathedral is in the Peter and Paul Fortress. It was a nice stopover, but if you have limited time, visit some of the other cathedrals...More
The Cathedral is the first stone church in St. Petersburg, raised in the time of Peter the Great and designed by Domenico Trezzini. The bell tower of Cathedral is the tallest world's Orthodox bell tower. Inside are the imperial tombs. The cathedral's architecture also features...More