Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul, Kazan

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Admire the blue and white domes and unusual decoration of Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul. Built in 1722, this Russian Orthodox church is one of the most renowned churches in Naryshkin Baroque. Consecrated in honor of Tsar Peter I of Russia, the cathedral is known for its colorful decor, style of decoration, and high ceilings. Admire the upper altar of the cathedral from the front staircase leading to it. The miracle-working icon of the Mother of God of Smolensk and of The Seven Lakes, carefully transferred from the Church of of the Miracle Workers, is one of the most sacred objects in the cathedral. It is an easy walk from the town center. Arrange to visit Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul and other attractions in Kazan using our Kazan attractions planner.
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  • The Cathedral of Apostles Peter and Paul requires some walking off the beaten track in an area north of the main Bauman St, where's nothing else to do. Beware it's an uphill walk through a...  more »
  • This is another ornately decorated church in the city. Lots of intricately decorated walls and ceilings with marble floors. It can be crowded depending on the time of year, but worth seeing if you're....  more »
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