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Very nice

Interesting the outside, amazing the inside. In the whole this church is definetey nice, my... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Davide G
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Palermo, Italy
Another lovely church

Another lovely church with wonderful paintings. Well worth visiting if you are passing through the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Robert H
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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Interesting the outside, amazing the inside. In the whole this church is definetey nice, my favourite in Odessa without any doubt. You can visit for free.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Another lovely church with wonderful paintings. Well worth visiting if you are passing through the area.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 9 August 2018

A very nice cathedral, in a busy little square in the center of the town. Great for a stop and relax a little bit.

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A Monumental Russian Orthodox cathedral dating from 1808, restored after being destroyed by Stalin. There are no words to describe the beauty, size, design, and structure. The inside of this cathedral will leave you breathless! The cathedral sits in an area called Cathedral Square. There...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Whether or not religion is your thing, a visit to this cathedral is worth the time. Although this is not the original (the first dating back to the 19th century was blown up in the the 1930's) the gigantic Orthodox Cathedral is rebuilt keeping with...More

Thank Joelyn O
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Be sure to ask to go to the lower temple. Very beautiful. There, pay attention to the graves of Count Vorontsov and his wife.

Thank Leon Z
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The original Ukrainian Orthodox church dates from the late 18th c. The interior dazzles. Marble columns and gold leaf trim catch your eye, as does the fact there are no pews. It is quite large. People were buying candles for prayers. Icons were being kissed....More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

A recreation of the original church, which was destroyed by the communists during the 1930's. What I like are the nearby booths that feature handmade Ukrainian clothing and crafts.

1  Thank Judgerld
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Not far from the western end of the Deribasovskaya, the city's main street, is the green, park-like Sobornaya Square with Odessa's most important church. Almost as old as the city itself, it took several years and many expansions until it was completed. Then under Stalin...More

1  Thank saronic
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The original cathedral was blown up in stalinist times. It is being rebuilt in traditional style with a modern touch and unusually bright for an orthodox cathedral.

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