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Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevskiy

Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevskiy ul. Strelka 3A, Nizhny Novgorod 603086, Russia
+7 831 277-99-26
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Buttercup!

what struck me the most about this Cathedral is its facade - in a bright buttercup, it was really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Debra H
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London, United Kingdom
Must see from inside

You must go inside. Very beautiful orthodox church. I stay without words, but I see a lot... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
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The cathedral was built in honor of Alexander II, who visited Nizhny Novgorod during the International industrial artistic exhibition that was held in Nizhny Novgorod in 1896.
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12 Feb 2017
“Must see from inside”
3 weeks ago
“Buttercup!”
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Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevskiy ul. Strelka 3A, Nizhny Novgorod 603086, Russia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what struck me the most about this Cathedral is its facade - in a bright buttercup, it was really quite different to the other cathedrals we visited on the trip. the iconostasis was particularly impressive.

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 12 February 2017

You must go inside. Very beautiful orthodox church. I stay without words, but I see a lot already. My guide told me about church fundament. Everything is built on oak trunk. Like Venice.

Thank slosilverflyer
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We visited the Cathedral at Easter night. It was crowded. Beautiful songs and church music were making a special atmosphere. The church is not surrounded with tall buildings so it was gorgeous at sunset. The interiors and exteriors are elegantly decorated with elements of Russian...More

Thank Sergey S
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This beautiful church is located outside of center, at the "strelka" of both Oka and Volga rivers. Best visited as part of an excursion (you can book a bus excursion there), or with own transport, though - the place is not easily reached with public...More

Thank Frickelbude
Reviewed 20 August 2014

To understand how important it is to get here - it's the 4th adjustment Orthodox church. The atmosphere inside is mesmerizing. Wants to be as long as possible here. We were impressed by unique and huge altar.

2  Thank mihhail i
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Impressive and one of the biggest temple in the city. There is also astounding wooden iconostasis inside it. In front of the church there is a large cathedral bell temporarily installed.

Thank Helen_Abdurakhmanova
Reviewed 13 February 2014

This is currently the main city cathedral in Nizhny Novgorod, located just next to Kanavino bridge downhill from Kremlin, open till late, we admired its beautifully carved wooden iconostasi, one of the bioggest in Russia and a rich collection of orthodox icons, some of them...More

Thank Koshara
Reviewed 23 October 2012

The Saint Alexander-Nevsky Cathedral is the highest one in Nizhny Novgorod. Its height is 80 metres. The cathedral was built for the means of tradespeople of Nizhny Novgorod in 1881 at the memory of the visiting of Nizhny Novgorod by the Emperor Alexander II in...More

1  Thank Bright8
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