St. Petersburg Museums & Attractions: Churches
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Alexander Nevsky Monastery
Former monastery, founded by Peter I in 1710. It was given the official title of The Alexander Nevsky Monastery of the Holy Trinity in 1797. At the turn of the 20th century ...
Built between 1909 and 1915 and supposedly consecrated in honour of Kalachakra. Returned to the Buddhist community in 1990.
Built between 1910 and 1920. Property of the Sunni Muslim community.
Church of St. Stanislav
Built between 1823 and 1825 to a design by David Visconti.
Dutch Reform Church
Built between 1831-1833 (architect P. Jacquot).
Evangelical-Lutheran Church of St. Peter and St. Paul
A working church, built between 1832-1838 to A. Bryullov's design.
Great Choral Synagogue
A working church, designed by I. Shaposhnikov and L. Bakhman and built between 1883 and 1893.
Built between 1801 and 1811 to Voronikhin's design to house the miracle-working icon of Our Lady of Kazan (now kept in the Prince Vladimir Cathedral). Kazan Cathedral was ...
Smolny (Resurrection) Cathedral
One of the city's most beautiful churches, constructed in 1748-1764 to Rastrelli's design for the Novodevichy Monastery of the Resurrection. The cathedral was consecrated in ...
St. Catherine's Catholic Church
St. Petersburg's oldest Catholic church, designed by A. Rinaldi and J.-B. Vallin de la Mothe and built between 1763 and 1783. The weddings of members of venerable families ...
St. Catherine's Lutheran Church
Built in 1771 to a design by Yuri Felten for the Lutheran community of Vasilevsky Island. In the Soviet period it was the 'Melodiya' recording studio. The building was ...
St. Isaac's Cathedral
One of the world's most beautiful cathedrals, built between 1818 and 1858 to A. Montferrand's design and named in honour of St. Isaac of Dalmatia, on whose day (30 May) Peter ...
St. John's Church
Built in 1859-1863 on the funds of the Estonian diaspora by architects Karl Ziegler von Schaffhausen and Harald von Bosse. The church was closed down in 1930, but reopened ...
The Armenian Church of St. Catherine
Designed by Felten and built between 1771 and 1780. The church was returned to the Armenian religious community in 1990.