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Temple of Assumption

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Address: Leytenanta Shmidta Emb., 27 | metro Vasileostrovskaya, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia
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+7 812 323-74-36

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Along the banks of the Neva making a strong statement day or night.

Although this Building of God is still being restored it does not interfere with it's grace and beauty. The statement it physically makes on the skyline from across the Neva River... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2015
Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

There are so many churches and cathedrals so even really great ones, like this one are a bit lost as there are so many to compare. If you have time, this is worth a visit as it is a non tourist place of worship. Respect is expected. No inside pictures, woman must cover their head. Typical local worship is on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

Although this Building of God is still being restored it does not interfere with it's grace and beauty. The statement it physically makes on the skyline from across the Neva River is special. The inside has been painstakingly restored from the days of misuse, abuse, and abandonment of a place of worship. Internally it is not as overstated as some... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

We were by ourselves, 5 of us. It was close to our hotel, the Solo Sokos, and we were actually walking towards the water when we saw it, and decided to go closer and see. We walked in, but then the women were stopped, as they were not properly covered head-wise, so only myself and another guy stayed to look... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

This church has just finished being restored. For me and my husband it is one of the most beautiful churches of the city. It is a little off the beaten track but well worth the visit. The interior is really beautiful, and not as full of gold ornaments as some of the churches. Don't miss it!

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