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Clasiccal Luthern Church along Nevsky Prospect

This German Lutheran Church is the largest Protestant church in St Petersburg. It was used to be a... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Lovely historical church, a welcome change from other opulent churches in the area

This is one of the oldest protestant churches in Russia, a simpler architecture that is a nice... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Nevskiy Ave., 22-24, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This German Lutheran Church is the largest Protestant church in St Petersburg. It was used to be a swimming pool by Soviet Government.Now it is open for services, piano concert and visits.

Thank litaindahsari
Reviewed 28 April 2018

This is one of the oldest protestant churches in Russia, a simpler architecture that is a nice change from some of the other, very opulent churches in the area. Those who enjoy studying architecture will appreciate its features. As a Lutheran from the U.S., I...More

Thank L C
Reviewed 28 October 2017

There are plenty of churches in St Petersburg. This one isn't perhaps as exciting as some of the more colourful orthodox style churches, but it is nice enough. I was unable to go in as it seemed to be closed when I visited. Easy enough...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The Lutheran Church of St. Peter is one of the churches you can visit along Nevsky Prospekt. The church was built to serve the German community between 1833-37 and is one of the oldest Protestant churches in Russia. The facade is conservative with twin towers...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The church was made into a swimming pool by the Soviet government, after all the Germans had been deported to Siberia or Kazakhstan. One can take a tour of the bottom of the building which has a pictorial deportation history by Adam Smith, including also...More

Thank Lydia H
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

This church used to be a swimming pool, yes first was a church, then a pool, then. A church agan. The cool part about it is that you can see all three at the same time. You can actually walk in the swimming pool ,...More

Thank ricky v
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Most definitely a Protestant church, and very plain and simple in its presentation - quite a contrast with the Orthodox churches you see everywhere else. The day I popped in, a service had just ended, and the pastor - in a simple black robe -...More

5  Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 17 August 2012

A pleasant change from the opulent and sometimes overpowering cathedrals and churches in St. Petersburg ... and an interesting history, given its former use as a swimming pool! Restful and peaceful, a good way to pass a quiet hour or so when touring down Nevsky...More

4  Thank John L
Reviewed 13 December 2010

This neo-romnesque church was constructed in 1830ies instead of a previous Lutheran church exising in this place since 1730. In 1937 the church was closed and in 1962 transformed into a swimming pool (where I used to swim in 1966 - at the age of...More

5  Thank veresch
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