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Extraordinarily large and opulent church

If you are Orthodox, as I am, this is a magnificently large church with a glorious array of newly... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Kyoto, Japan
Very interesting church

We visited here and were allowed to photograph inside this beautiful church. I have been to many... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Tatyana T
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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Svyatitelya Innokentiya Blvd., 3/1, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin 693010, Russia
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Reviewed 3 November 2017
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

If you are Orthodox, as I am, this is a magnificently large church with a glorious array of newly dedicated icons, many in fresco form, with a wonderful mosaic over the main door. It is peaceful and the liturgy is regularly conducted. If you are...More

Thank petermax9
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We visited here and were allowed to photograph inside this beautiful church. I have been to many Orthodox churches in Moscow, Novgorod and St Petersburg and this one is just as beautiful if not more so.

Thank Tatyana T
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Now it’s OK again to be religious many new traditional style Orthodox churches and cathedrals are springing up across Russia, paid for by the government. The building is large and very impressive with golden onion domes and floor to ceiling gold icons inside. Built only...More

Thank Lonestarbc
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Lucky to be here on a sunny day and the whole thing just sparkled in the sunshine. Really beautiful both inside and out. The colours and the mosaics were so lovely.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The mosaics in the interior of this Russian Orthodox Church rival those anywhere else in Russia. They bathe the interior with a golden light. If you are lucky enough to be there when a service is being conducted, even better. Really a glorious sight. Hint:...More

Thank Marilyn V
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The cathedral of the Nativity is a recent addition to Yuhzno, as it was completed in 2016.All the main towns in far east Siberia had huge cathedrals, and this one was no exception. The Cathedral has a gold dome in the center and two bright...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Built in the typical Russian style this modern building has a commanding position as it rests on the hillside overlooking the city. It is a glorious picture of white stone capped with gold and blue onion domes.

Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This cathedral is very big.. It's very nice outside and inside as well... everything is gold.. It's very nice!

Thank PaulaAmaral2014
Reviewed 3 February 2017

this wonderful new cathedral is well worth the visits and it has a commanding location at the top of a hill road overlooking the town well worth a visit when you are in town

Thank RichieAdams
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