Сhurches and Сathedrals

Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes

Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes is a Roman Catholic church in the city of St. Petersburg. It was built in 1909 for the French Catholic community. The temple was consecrated December 5, 1909. From 1938 to 1992 he was the only current of the Catholic Church in St. Petersburg. The temple was built in the forms of the Romanesque architecture with the inclusion of methods northern moderna.Vnutrennee decoration consists of large sea shells on water at the entrance, 14 states of the Way of the Cross,...

St. John the Theologian monastery courtyard Leushinsky

Founded with the blessing of the rights. John of Kronstadt. The building monastery and St. John the Theologian Church when it was designed and erected in 1894 by the diocesan architect Nikolai Nikitich Nikonov. For a sample of the architect took Yaroslavl churches of the XVII century. For frequently served zdest about. John of Kronstadt on the second floor guest quarters were built. After the revolution, in 1920-30, under the guise of the parish, there actually existed a convent that remained...

Church of the Epiphany

The temple was built in memory of the miraculous rescue of Crown Prince Nicholas (the future Tsar Nicholas II). April 29, 1891 while driving through the city of Otsu successor in Japan, he was wounded in the head sword Japanese fanatic. Architect – Vasily Antonovich jambs. April 29, 1899 consecration of the high altar of the church. The temple is an example of the so-called “Pseudo” style. The large central dome has an onion shape and put on a high drum, surrounded by a belt...

New Michael Palace

It is an architectural monument of federal significance. Grand-Ducal Palace Is located at: Palace Embankment, 18, and millions, 19. Architect – AI Stackenschneider. The palace was built in the years 1857-1862 specially for the son of Emperor Nicholas I – Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolayevich. The construction of the palace due to the marriage of Prince on the Baden princess Cecilia August. Since the city already had one Mikhailovsky Palace, home to Michael, it was decided to name the...

Maltese Chapel

The monument of classical architecture, Catholic chapel (church) of the Order of the Knights of Malta. Added in 1798-1800 (architect G. Quarenghi.) To the main building Vorontsov Palace from the garden on the orders of the Grand Master of the Order – the Emperor Paul I. Chapel solved in a columned hall with a semicircular apse and two small chapels, characterized by monumental and strict simplicity of the facade, perfect proportions, beauty used in the design of the facade and interior...