St. Isaac Cathedral – The Most Impressive Construction of 19th Century in St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Isaac Cathedral – The Most Impressive Construction of 19th Century in St. Petersburg, Russia

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St. Isaac’s is the world’s third largest domed cathedral and the first monument you see of the city if you arrive by ship. Isaakievsky Sobor is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral in the city. Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great. It’s main dome rises 101,5 meters and is plated with pure gold. The exterior is faced with gray and red stone, and features a total 112 red granite columns with Corinthian capitals. Its interior is as awesome and decoration includes sculpture, painting polished stone, gifting, mosaic, stained-glass windows.

Location: 1, Isaakievskaia Ploschad.
Open: Thursday to Tuesday, 11am to 7pm, last admission is at 6pm
Cost: 250 Roubles for cathedral, 80 Roubles for colonnade
N.B.! No photography or video-filming is allowed in the Cathedral or at the Colonnade.

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