Сhurches and Сathedrals

Swedish Church of St. Catherine

Swedish Church of St. Catherine, was formed after the division of the Finnish and Swedish religious communities. It was built in 1767 on the site where it has provided the government. Mostly, accommodates only 300 people, it was built in the style of psevdoromanskom; later, when the number of parishioners increased, coming also need to be expanded, and in 1863 on the donations of all comers capacity was increased to 1,200 people, but the architecture because it is not affected. The church...

Church of the Three Hierarchs

This small building is almost imperceptible for one of the oldest cathedrals in our city Andrew. However, built in 1760, it is almost the same age as the aforementioned church. Built in the Petrine Baroque style, it is dedicated to Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom. The church was a temporary abode of all believers at the time of the construction of St. Andrew’s Church, here were transferred to the iconostasis, altar and other church items from the personal...

Church of Holy Virgin

Church of Holy Virgin, one of nemngoih Old Believer communities, which remained in our city. The law on religious tolerance was built a complex consisting of residential homes, nursing homes, chapels and churches. Surrounded by high walls, it is more like a fortress than a parish; within the same rigor and austerity-no ukraeshnii on the walls, simple wooden floors. Due to the fact that the temple was built relatively recently (in 1908) and technical progress is quite developed in the walls it...

St. Anne’s Church – Annenkirche

In 1775-1779 St-Anne’s Lutheran Church was built in Saint-Petersburg according to the plans prepared by the architect Yuri Felten. In fact, Kirochnaya street was name after this kirche. The Church was operating till 1936. Then, a cinema was opened in its place. Religious service restarted there in 1992 but a big fire almost destroyed the building 10 years later. So, Annekirche was only partially restored by the end of the 2000s. At present, interesting exhibits and musicales often take...

Church of the Holy Trinity monastery courtyard Cheremenetskogo

Киновия Александро-Невской лавры. Храм Святой Живоначальной Троицы. Подворье Иоанно-Богословского Череменецкого монастыря.В проект в разное время внесли вклад несколько выдающихся архитекторов:1820 г. — основание Лавровской киновии, 1840-1841 гг. — арх. А. З. Комаров —...

Church of Our Lady the Merciful

Церковь иконы Божией Матери «Милующая» («Достойно есть») , была заложена 1889 году по заказу Морского ведомства в честь восшествия на престол императора Александра III. Автор проекта — архитектор В.А. Косяков и инженер Д.К. Пруссак.Храм был воздвигнут в честь Милующей...