Сhurches and Сathedrals

Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Originally a temple had to stand on Vasilevsky Island, but construction was delayed and it was decided to move to cheaper land. But because of the death of Metropolitan building and the wooden remains, though, and came under the control of the Synod. Next followed the abbot was very netrobovatelen to comfort conditions, so he cared only about the expansion of the parish. Only after 10 years due to familiarity with the new architect Kosyakova Metropolitan is unpretentious building with lots of...

Church of Our Lady Mother of All the Afflicted

In 1711 this place was a house-built Church of the Resurrection of Princess Natalia Alekseevna. Nynyashnyaya church was built in 1817-1818 by the architect Luigi Rusca. October 24, 1818, Metropolitan of Novgorod and St. Petersburg Mikhail (Desnitsky) performed the rite of consecration of the new church Church performed in the Empire style, interior space is organized in the form of a rotunda, dome which supports 24 Ionic columns In 1920 -.. e years, the church has moved to Renovators. In 1932...

Panteleimon church

The temple is dedicated to Russian military maritime glory. This is one of the oldest churches of the city, founded in 1718 by Peter I in honor of the victory in the Swedish flotom.V 1735-1739 years built a new stone church in Anninsky Baroque. The new church had a bell tower and dome tent made of wood. It was consecrated in the temple festival, July 27 (August 7), 1739. Since the church was cold to 1764 was built a warm chapel of St. Catherine, moved in 1783 to trapeznuyu.V 1765 Church of the...

Church of St. Anne (Lutheran)

It is the oldest Lutheran church of St. Petersburg, rovestnitsa city, built in 1704. originally built in the fortress, and then double-tolerated. The current view has gained in 1775 (architect project. Yuri Felten). Being out in the open, the church was turned at once to two streets. Jury Felten created two almost equally important end facade. Overlooking the street Furshtatskuyu northern facade is the apse with the Ionic colonnade, with a small dome on a hexagonal drum. The southern facade...

Transfiguration Cathedral (Spaso-Preobrazhensky)

The cathedral was erected on the draft V. Stasov in 1829 on the site of an earlier temple, in turn, built at the behest of the Empress Elizabeth to commemorate the accession to the throne e1 via saldat and officers of the Life Guards Preobrazhensky Regiment. Under the Emperor Paul I, the cathedral received the honorary title of “Cathedral whole Guard.” In 1825-1829 it was rebuilt in its present form after a fire. Architectural classicism style. Cathedral has never been closed for...

Fedorovsky Cathedral

In 1907, to commemorate the approaching 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty, it was decided to build a cathedral in the capital, reminiscent of pre-Petrine temples of the Upper Volga. A to this courtyard since the 13th century belonged to the eponymous male monastyryu.Hram erected in 1911-1913 in honor of trёhsotletiya the reign of the Romanov dynasty. The lower church was built in honor of the famous representative of the Rurik dynasty, Alexander Nevsky, the upper temple is dedicated to...