Wandering Camera

The sights of Saint-Petersburg:
Churches (part II)

(Translated by Svetlana Guzeeva)

 

St. Andrew's cathedral

It was under construction in 1764-1780 according to A.F. Vist project, later in 1848-1850 according to N.P. Grebenka project.

Baroque style 

Address: 21, Bolshoi prospect of Vasilievsky island
Nearest metro station: Vasileostrovskaya 

Location on the map: map

The church of the Mother of God the Merciful

Built according to V.A. Kosyakov project. 

Pseudo-russian style

Address: 100, Bolshoi prospect of Vasilievsky island
Nearest metro station: Vasileostrovskaya

Location on the map: map

The St. Catherine church

Built in 1768-1771 according to Y. Felten project.

Early classicism style

Address: 1a, Bolshoi prospect of Vasilievsky island
Nearest metro station: Vasileostrovskaya 

Location on the map: map

The St. Panteleimon church

Built in 1735-1739 according to I.K. Korobov project, reconstructed in 1835 by V.I. Beretti. 

Baroque style (redesigned from Peter's baroque).

Address: 17, Solyanoy pereulok
Nearest metro stations: Chernyshevskaya, Ploschad Vosstania, Gosiny dvor

Location on the map: map

The Swedish church (of St. Catherine) 

Built in 1863-1867 by K.K. Anderson.

Pseudo-romanesque style

Address: 1, Malaya Konushennaya street
Nearest metro station: Gostiny dvor

Location on the map: map

The Catholic church of the Mother of God de Lourdes

Built in 1908-1909 according to L. Benua project with assistance of M. Peretyatkovich.

Northern modernist style.

Address: 7, Kovensky pereulok
Nearest metro station: Ploschad Vosstania 

Location on the map: map

The Peter-and-Paul's protestant church 

Built in 1833-1838 according to A. Brullov project.

Pseudo-romanesque style

Address: 22, Nevsky prospect
Nearest metro station: Gostiny dvor

Location on the map: map

The Church of St. Simeon and Anna 

Built in 1731-34 according to M.G. Zemtsov project. 

Baroque style

Address: 46, Mokhovaya street 
Nearest metro station: Ploschad Vosstania, Gostiny dvor, Chernyshevskaya

Location on the map: map

The Georgian church

Built in 1895-1900 according to N.N. Nikonov project. 

Pseudo-russian church 

Address: 8, Starorusskaya street
Nearest metro station: Ploschad Vosstania

Location on the map: map

The Ioannovsky (St. John) monastery

Built in 1900-1901 according to N.N. Nikonov project. 

Pseudo-byzantine style.

Address: 45, Karpovka embankment
Nearest metro station: Petrogradskaya.

Location on the map: map

The cathedral mosque

Built in 1909-1920 according to the project of N.V. Vasiliev, A.I. Gogen, S.S. Krichinsky.

Northern modernist style.

Address: 7, Kronverksky prospect
Nearest metro station: Gorkovskaya

Location on the map: map

The Church of the Resurrection of Christ 

Built in 1904-1908 according to the project of G.D. Grimm, G.G. fon Goli, A.L. Goun.

Modernist (neo-russian) style.

 Address: 116, Obvodny channel embankment
Nearest metro station: Baltiyskaya.

Location on the map: map

The Church of John the Baptist 

Built in 1776-1781 according to Y.M. Felten project. 

Gothic style.

Address: 83, Kamennoostrovsky prospect
Nearest metro station: Chernaya rechka. 

Location on the map: map

The branch of the Valaam monastery 

Built in 1905-1910 according to V.A. Kosyakov project. 

Pseudo-russian style

Address: 1, Nevsky prospect
Nearest metro station: Narvskaya

Location on the map: map

The Savior-Konushennaya church 

Built in the XVIII century according to N.F. Gerbel project, in 1816-1823 it's been reconstructed by V.P. Stasov. It's famous for the burial service read over Pushkin here in 1837. 

Classicism style.

Address: 1, Konushennaya square
Nearest metro station: Gostiny dvor

Location on the map: map

 

The Estonian (Saint-Isidorovskaya) church

Built in 1903-1907 according to A.A. Poleschuk project.

Pseudo-russian style

Address: 135, Griboedov channel embankment
Nearest metro station: Sadovaya. 

Location on the map: map


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