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The Museum Complex The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral

Open today: 10:30 - 17:30
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This gold-domed, ornate, 19th-century cathedral is the third largest domed cathedral in the world, and offers visitors a 300-step climb to a spectacular view of the city.
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Isaakiyevskaya Sq., 4 | Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
+7 812 315-97-32
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Reviewed yesterday

St. Petersburg if literally a virtual sensory overload and it is easy to see why it is called the Venice of Russia. The St. Issac's Cathedral is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral in the city and the fourth largest in the world. It's neoclassical style...More

Thank Alexa8776
Reviewed 5 days ago

Getting into the building was a bit difficult (two different entrance, one fo the tower, the other for the church and if you buy both ticket, you don't know which one is which cause it's written only in russian) but otherwise a rare pearl. We...More

Thank Dream682132
Reviewed 5 days ago

The church is located a few blocks away from our hotel. The structure is imposing by its sheer size. We did not go inside but we were told that for a fee, one can go up to see a beautiful view of the city.

Thank Ruby B
Reviewed 1 week ago

St Petersburg is the home of grand buildings and this one is right at the top of the ladder. Our guide said it's the only museum in Russia that shows a profit which explains the crowds even on a cold autumn day. There's more bling...More

Thank GregSelf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a must to go to the top to see amazing views of the city and also to go inside. Inside is just beautiful, the detail is out of this world. So cheap to do both. Quite tiring climbing the steps but well worth it.

Thank 700becks
Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is the largest church in Saint Petersburg. Beautiful inside and out. It was very interesting learning about the history of the destruction and reconstruction of the church during and after the war. Must visit!

Thank dleng
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful church, 4th biggest dome in the world. Entrence ticket could be bought together with an extra feature to go up to the roof, where you have a 360 view of the city. It is well worth the extra money, 400 rubles for entrence...More

Thank annica s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit and don't miss out the tour of the Cathedral roof, because you can see most of the city from there.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So spectacular inside. Really wonderful visit. Do not miss going to see it whilst on a walking tour of the city.

Thank hbrWoking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is brutal architecture at its best but on studying the facade the granite one piece columns are impressive and they migrate to the internal space but the diameter is scaled down. The interior is highly impressive and very detailed. The colour and extent of...More

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7 September 2017|
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Response from Chef T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't give you a precise answer for that. As we all know, St. Petersburg isn't only a popular tourist spot, but also a common itinerary of cruiseships. It's a matter of chance I guess. My advise is visit this... More
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Response from Roman Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but no flash.