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St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral

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Address: 15 East 97th St, New York City, NY 10219
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Beautiful church

Went here to get documents. Church is very beautiful and peaceful. Would recommend a visit to any person. The service is long but very elevating

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 February 2016
Alejandro Z
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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Went here to get documents. Church is very beautiful and peaceful. Would recommend a visit to any person. The service is long but very elevating

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Before attending a wedding here I didn't even know this cathedral existed - and I grew up in the city! This place is definitely worth a visit, regardless of your faith. From the outside this church doesn't look like anything special, but inside it's a different story. Dripping in gold leaf and Orthodox iconography, the interior is exquisitely ornamental and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2014

I am not Orthodox but the icons and beauty of this church are incredible. An excellent choir sings at Sunday Mass. WHile I wouldn't go far out of my way to visit, if you are in the area, it is definitely worth a stop. However, if you want incredible donuts (almost popovers) go to Dough Loco nearby. That is worth... More 

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