stands in the center above the rows of columns. The dome is 70 meters high. The reliefs on the front of the cathedral, the carvings on the north portico, the interior decoration and the paintings were all made by famous artists. The interior of kazan cathedral is less like an ordinary church and more like a palace. It is bright and light, with a tall and spacious column-separated main hall, a splendid central dome, a picture of the virgin Mary visible to the eye, surrounded by carved biblical figures and watercolor frescoes.
There is always a long line of worshippers in the church.
street garden in front of the cathedral: granite fountain in imperial style. Kazan cathedral, with its curved arches, faces the gribowyedov canal, next to the famous cathedral of the shed of blood, about ten minutes’ walk away.
is one of the most famous church of st. Petersburg, also known as the resurrection of Christ church (Х р а м В о с seem р е с е н и second Х р и с т о kind guide а н а К р о kind guide и), Gerry Boyle tuo beside him street in the canal.
many Russian orthodox church, in the famous onion, there are two extra to get the favour of people, one is located in the red square vassili assumption cathedral, another is the drop of the church of st Petersburg, is also called the resurrection of Christ church, by contrast, vassili cathedral crude like semifinished product, and drop of the church, if you go in to look at, an incomparable feeling will arise spontaneously in the heart.
the church of the resurrection of Christ is decorated with colorful onion heads, reflecting the typical Russian orthodox church architecture of the 16th and 17th centuries. The church is beautifully outlined and decorated, in stark contrast to the old Russian style and the classical buildings nearby.
church tickets are from vending machines ~ 250 rubles for adults and free for children.
this is the ticket ~
in the entrance area to scan the ticket to enter, you can also rent a voice guide, 200 rubles a set, with Chinese explanation.
offers multilingual navigation
church are stunning, all made up of tiny mosaics.
it is said that there are 7,500 square meters of mosaics inside the church. These mosaics are made of different colors of marble produced in Italy and gemstones made in Russia. Since 1895, they have been designed and inlaid by such artists as mvi vassov, mvi nestolov, ma floubert, and ryabucinski, as well as the highly skilled mvi avolov.
resurrection church is filled with mosaics of old testament stories. The complex and colorful image patterns, colorful tiles and enamelled bronze panels are used to interpret many biblical stories in a confined space.
a lot of times gold gives a person the feeling of nouveau riche, but here gold is the sublimation of light, especially the sunshine outside comes in set off against the brilliant divine light of your ancestors, only to rise up a sense of reverence.
close look at these fine Mosaic collage, incomparable beauty ~
poor words… You can only feel it with your heart. So, don’t just look outside, go inside.
church correspond to the guardrail outside the church, which is very beautiful.
drop a church near the canal side there is a commercial street, vendors are format, selling all kinds of souvenirs, highly recommend everyone to walk here, a lot of small handicraft is I haven’t seen in other places, prices, more expensive than a roadside stall, much cheaper than the store, if buy more or pay in cash, you can also bargain, I bought a lot of super fine manual here beautiful fridge magnet back.
little treasure stone is attracted by all sorts of military cap again ~
a bewildering variety of Russian nesting dolls ~
has its own version
special remind everybody is, because during the World Cup of tourists, especially famous attractions around the Russian near (especially below the blood cathedral) there will be a lot of people dressed in national costumes of the conversation with you was warm, these are all want to charge, have a plenty of 150 roubles, have a plenty of a pose for 200 roubles, must know good price after again photos oh, lest be deceived affect the mood of travel.
in the small square under the church of blood, there is also a World Cup FAN center, screen FAN ID free access to watch the game (mentioned above).
, one of the largest domed buildings in the world, has an impressive scale. It is 101.5 meters high, 111.3 meters long, 97.6 meters wide, 25.8 meters in diameter outside the dome and 21.8 meters in diameter inside. The four corners of the building have small bell towers, each with a relatively small dome. & have spent Outside, there are 112 whole deep rosy-colored and ringed granite columns, among which 48 colonnade columns are 17 meters high, 2 meters in diameter and weigh 114 tons, second only to the Alexander column in the winter palace square (also by montferran), the obelisk of st. Peter and the ponpei column in Rome. & have spent The triangular lintel above the four porches, north and south, east and west, the statues of saints and angels at the top of the building, and the reliefs on the huge doors, show the storyline of the Gospel. 16 massive granite columns, in double rows to support the carved gables. All from the gulf of Finland, 30 kilometers away.
& have spent The cathedral was badly damaged in world war ii and was repaired 20 years later, leaving several bullet holes in the marble pillars outside the door. & have spent A bronze medal hung on the steps beside a pillar reading :” evidence of one of the 148,478 shells fired by the German fascists in 1941-44.”
church lawn sweet ~
church lawn is a rare thing in Russia, it is said that there are only about 60 sunny days a year in st. Petersburg, so every sunny day, the church lawn is full of people lying in the sun.
the red bell tower is a prominent landmark throughout the street and is the most popular meeting place for friends.
and the hustle and bustle of the street itinerary strong contrast, here is mainly selling Russian books, and some stationery and toys, shopping gap, children’s favorite.
different text also look with relish.
free toy section ~
attention! I’m a Russian soldier
2018 World Cup mascot zabizaka ~
Neva street also has a super famous coffee shop, the literary cafe.
Located at the intersection of Neva street and grand marskaya street and moica riparian street. It was from here that pushkin drank his last cup of coffee on January 27, 1837, and went straight to the location of the duel, little black river.
We arrived here at noon and wanted to have lunch here. However, we were told that the business starts at 4:00 PM every day. Therefore, we missed it.
After missing the literature cafe, we found it again, and it was a pleasant surprise!
Market Place, a restaurant selling Russian food, ranked first on the popular western food list in dianping’s Neva neighborhood.
Outside, there are street seats, and inside, there’s air conditioning and a spot to watch the game.
It’s kind of like our food court, where all the stalls are open, you take whatever you like, and you end up checking out together, so you don’t have to speak the same language.
The dish above is highly recommended. Almost everyone takes one, but we also choose one. It’s made of cheese and milk
There are also red vegetable soup and Russian kebabs, which are also popular items, and the taste is very consistent with our Chinese stomach.
snack string three times beat ~
We spent more than a day on the Neva street, still only scratching the surface, hoping that our fellow travelers would discover more,
Come to st. Petersburg, visit Neva street…
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