DURATION: 45 min — 1 h
St. Isaacs Cathedral is one of the most beautiful places to visit in St. Petersburg. St. Isaac’s Cathedral was named after St. Isaac of Dalmatia whose feast day is on 30 th May that is also the birthday of Russian tsar Peter I who founded the city. The cathedral is the largest Orthodox temple in Russia and the 4 th largest dome cathedral in Europe. It was built in 1818-1858 by the architect Auguste de Montferrand. Besides, he is also famous as the author of Alexander column at Palace Square (1832) and he placed the Tsar Bell to the pediment in Moscow Kremlin (1836). As for St. Isaac’s Cathedral, it is decorated with more than 300 statues by Ivan Vitali, the interior includes the unique large stained-glass window depicting the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, more than 60 mosaics and 150 paintings and panels by Russian masters. Such materials as marble, malachite, lapis lazuli, and gilded bronze are also the important part of splendid decor.
- guide's service
- museum tickets and photo permission
Transfer can be arranged upon your request.
Transfer is 50 EUR per minivan, 70 EUR per minibus for 10-20 people.