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Guided Tour to Saint Isaac's Cathedral

  • duration: 1,5 hours
  • price: 30 €
  • location: Isaac's square

Tour to St. Isaac’s Cathedral gives you an oportunity to visit the largest cathedral in the St Petersburg, fourth largest cupola cathedral in the world. Richly decorated with mosaics, frescos, and marbles and holds about 13000 people at the same time.

Tour to St.Isaac cathedral lasts about 1.5 hours and during this time you will:

  • learn why the French architect of the Cathedral didn’t want to hurry and spent 40 years on construction
  • learn why the large columns of the Cathedral which weigh about 100 tons each were erected before the walls were built
  • learn why Russians were afraid that one day the cathedral would suddenly go down the earth and what steps were taken to avoid it
  • and if you are strong and healthy you will be able to climb 330 steps and see the old St. Petersburg from cathedrals colonnade

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