Luteranskaia Tserkov' Petra (Lutheran Church of St. Peter), St. Petersburg
24 Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191
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The land was given to the Lutheran Parish by Peter I in 1727 and on it they constructed the Church of St. Peter through the ... More
Luteranskaia Tserkov' Petra (Lutheran Church of St. Peter)
The land was given to the Lutheran Parish by Peter I in 1727 and on it they constructed the Church of St. Peter through the course of 1728-1738. The church which stands today was erected by A. Bryullov. His design implemented a new system of construction which appeared interesting, but has proven to be intensely problematic. A noteworthy aspect is the sculpture of the apostles made in Italian Carrara marble and erected in 1838 by Trescorni.
Hidden behind a cluster of trees on the banks of the Neva is the oldest building in St Petersburg. This
is a three room log cabin, which was home to the city's founder, Peter the Great. He lived here ...
This church with its two chapels was built between 1761 and 1769, the project allegedly being led by architect Pietro
Antonio Trezini. The church itself is a spacious five domed Baroque affair, shaping up as a square with the ...
Peter the Great desired that all Christians, regardless of denomination, were able to worship in a church of their own
faith. Hence, the Church of St. Catherine was established in 1716 and it is now not only the largest ...