Temple of Assumption

Temple of Assumption, St. Petersburg

Temple of Assumption
4.5
Architectural Buildings • Churches & Cathedrals

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Neighbourhood: Vasilyevsky Island

4.5
84 reviews
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Becky G
Milwaukee, WI38 contributions
Favorite cathedral
Oct 2019
I loved this temple. Maybe it's the color scheme inside, but it just felt so warm and peaceful. It's a working church, not touristy at all. The priest was there cleaning up, and many people were stopping by to pray. There is a little cafe/gift shop attached. It's located on Vasilyevsky Island facing the canal, but way at the end. I walked there from the Menshikov Palace and then took a bus back to St Petersburg.
Written 19 October 2019
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Michelle S
174 contributions
Beautiful and overlooked
Aug 2019 • Family
We saw this church while wandering around and decided to step inside. We had no idea it would be so beautiful. It’s much smaller than the cathedrals we had been visiting, but this little gem held its own when it came to beauty!
Written 11 August 2019
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Aleksandar
Belgrade, Serbia8 213 contributions
Gorgeous
Jun 2018 • Solo
Astonishingly beautiful church at the Neva embankment, true representative of Russian way of church building, which is a rather rare sight here.
Written 19 December 2018
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ksarman
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar6 443 contributions
Different and high recommended
Aug 2018
Since I was arrived I used to saw this Church on Neva Border, vasilievski island side, far from the mains attractions, I decided to walk till here
What a great idea
The Church was during communism transformed on ice park !
Since 1980 they started to renovated it, the originals paints were protected by a plaster , it s stunning, early in Morning the ceremony is magical and don’t forget to eat their home made bakeries, so yummy!
Written 8 August 2018
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jlantern3
Columbia, SC11 182 contributions
Powerful Image
Jul 2018 • Family
This is a high and very noticeable church/ It strikes quite a powerful image as who can see it easily from the river. Very attractive structure.
Written 3 August 2018
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princeiseoluwa
Newcastle, UK531 contributions
Beautiful Temple
Oct 2017
Temple of Assumption cannot be left out when discussing about the ancient and most iconic Temple In Russia and most especially St Petersburg environment. It worth visiting to get the glimpse of design and history
Written 4 February 2018
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IlanCheraki
Bologna, Italy22 contributions
Beautiful Temple worth exploring
Aug 2017 • Family
This Temple is off the Neva river, and is a magnificent addition to the already splendid landscape of Saint Petersburg. The inside of the cathedral is very well preserved, and has ceilings painted with many religious symbols. It is a great place to simply sit and admire the artwork of the temple. The temple also offers a tiny shop in the back, which offers traditional Russian pastries and religious paintings.
Written 11 August 2017
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Kevin S
Pontypridd, UK4 955 contributions
St Petersburg had so many great sights
May 2017 • Couples
This is just viewed on zoom from the Collonade of St Isaac cathedral. We took note on the way into the city to visit it as it looked a stunning building. But St Petersburg had so many great sights that despite two and a half days we just ran out of time to see inside but I had to include this to raise the profile of what appears to be a stunning building. Next time.
Written 30 May 2017
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Teresa H
Texada Island, Canada6 061 contributions
Wonderful temple
May 2016 • Couples
There are so many churches and cathedrals so even really great ones, like this one are a bit lost as there are so many to compare. If you have time, this is worth a visit as it is a non tourist place of worship. Respect is expected. No inside pictures, woman must cover their head. Typical local worship is on going.
Written 1 July 2016
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Dickd1946
Charleston, SC1 228 contributions
Along the banks of the Neva making a strong statement day or night.
Jul 2014 • Couples
Although this Building of God is still being restored it does not interfere with it's grace and beauty. The statement it physically makes on the skyline from across the Neva River is special. The inside has been painstakingly restored from the days of misuse, abuse, and abandonment of a place of worship. Internally it is not as overstated as some of the cathedrals in St Petersburg but is still inspiring. You won't find this mentioned in the average tour guide but it is worthwhile.

If you are strolling along the River make the time for this. Also, across the road on the River ic the Russian Submarine C-189. Also, worth seeing.
Written 14 February 2015
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