This church was built between 1731 and 1734 by order of empress Anna Ioannovna on the spot where the wooden Archangel Michael ... More
Church of Sts. Simeon and Anna
This church was built between 1731 and 1734 by order of empress Anna Ioannovna on the spot where the wooden Archangel Michael Church had been founded in 1712. The church's main altar is consecrated in honor of Simon and Anne, the right-hand side-altar in honor of Archangel Michael and the left-hand side-altar in honor of Ephraim Sirin. The pretty yellow church has just one cupola but a multi-tiered bell-tower. The interior is decorated with paintings and a simple iconostasis.
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 ...
This church is an impressive sight when seen from Nevskii Prospekt jutting out onto Kanal Griboedova. It has numerous stunning
cupolas in the "Russian" manner, some of which are multi colored or constructed like from geometric patterns. It is ...
This suspension bridge is 20.2 meters long and only 1.85 meters (6 feet 1 inch) wide crossing Kanal Griboedova not
far from Kazan Cathedral. The bridge took its name from the building of the former Assignation Bank&emdash;now the St. ...
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