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Holy Resurrection Cathedral

4-1 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda 101-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3295-6879
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9 Mar 2017
20 Oct 2016
“authentic orthodox church”
4-1 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda 101-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
+81 3-3295-6879
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is definitively worth visiting! You don't have many chanses to see Orthodox church in this part of the world.

Thank Danijela S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always interesting to see an orthodox cathedral in the middle of Tokyo, this is a nice building near the metro and easy to reach. However you must pay to enter it which makes the difference with Shinto shrines that are always free. If...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

The building was designed by Josiah Conder, a notable architect in Japan who during the Meiji era was commissioned to transform the Marunochi area into a business district. There was a time when the Cathedral overlooked the Imperial Palace. The icons inside are gorgeous.

Thank warren D
Reviewed 21 October 2016

It is a very nice quite church. Donation Y300. there were just couple of people inside. feels very secluded and peaceful. On the map it was named Nikolai-do. less than 5 minutes walk from Ochanomizu or Shin-ochanomizu Station. close to Yushima Seido and Kanda Myojin...More

Thank 178alex
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have been already several weeks in Tokyo when we have spotted that church. I am from Europe and we have churches in all colours, forms and for something for the most individual church preference. However, it is the very first church I have seen...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Not being familiar to orthodoxity, I do not say anything about the significance of this church, but, for I, this church was impressive. Built in Meiji Period, more than 120 years ago,(Year Meiji 24th), that this was kept well is vey rare since Tokyo had...More

2  Thank NewYork5555
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Russian cathedral looks absolutely beautiful from the outside, with an impressive façade. However, upon entering it you cannot help but be disappointed by the not-so-impressive interiors. You can avoid paying for a ticket just by saying "No, thank you". It's not really worth getting...More

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The Holy Resurrection Cathedral, or Nikolai-do, in Kanda district, is the main cathedral of the Japanese Orthodox Church. It is located on Surugadai knoll and designed by British architect using original plans from St. Petersburg. St. Nicolas (baptized as Ivan Dmitrievich Kasatkin), a Russian missionary,...More

2  Thank J&S_Singapore
Reviewed 20 May 2015

A friend had asked me to go to the Cathedral and see if I could find a copy of music which she had lost during hurricane IKE in Galveston. The music - Russian Orthodox Chants in Japanese recorded here at the Cathedral. I walked up...More

4  Thank Father_Stephen
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Found on the map as Nikolai Cathedral, it is nice to stop in and have a look if you are in the area. I was slightly disappointed as it is quite beautiful architecturally from the outside, in a Byzantine style. The interior is much smaller...More

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Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
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