π•πš’πšŠπš—πšπ•ͺπš’ | ε»–ηΏ”ζ―… πŸ…΄ xy.liao
OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
π•πš’πšŠπš—πšπ•ͺπš’ | ε»–ηΏ”ζ―… πŸ…΄ xy.liao
OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
π•πš’πšŠπš—πšπ•ͺπš’ | ε»–ηΏ”ζ―… πŸ…΄ xy.liao
OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
π•πš’πšŠπš—πšπ•ͺπš’ | ε»–ηΏ”ζ―… πŸ…΄ xy.liao
OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
π•πš’πšŠπš—πšπ•ͺπš’ | ε»–ηΏ”ζ―… πŸ…΄ xy.liao
OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
π•πš’πšŠπš—πšπ•ͺπš’ | ε»–ηΏ”ζ―… πŸ…΄ xy.liao
OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
π•πš’πšŠπš—πšπ•ͺπš’ | ε»–ηΏ”ζ―… πŸ…΄ xy.liao
OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
π•πš’πšŠπš—πšπ•ͺπš’ | ε»–ηΏ”ζ―… πŸ…΄ xy.liao
OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
π•πš’πšŠπš—πšπ•ͺπš’ | ε»–ηΏ”ζ―… πŸ…΄ xy.liao
OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
π•πš’πšŠπš—πšπ•ͺπš’ | ε»–ηΏ”ζ―… πŸ…΄ xy.liao
OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

OrthodoxChristianity ☦️ sounds totally alien to me, but these onion-domed cathedrals look so attractive that I just can't help checking them out. πŸ™ˆThe last time my friend and I were inside a major cathedral, we were acting like little kids at Christmas, extremely excited but also frustrated, not knowing what to look at first but not wanting to miss a thing in sight either. 🧐I think perhaps it’s about time to bump up my religious literacy – one cathedral at a time – while I’m here (while the snow is transforming them into a dreamy wonderland, I mean). ⁣ ⁣ The cathedral in the pics was dedicated to St. Nicholas, AKA the patron saint of Russia and Greece or the protector of travelers and sailorsβ›΅. It sits at a nice location, west of central SPb, where two canals meet and where sailors settled in the past. βš“ For a long time, it served as the sacred shrine for the Russian Navy, evident from the walls with scenes in memory of the sailors who lost their lives in historic battles. β›ͺ I'd say it's undoubtedly the finest baroque-style orthodox cathedral I've visited so far. Underrated, but picture-perfect. Be warned, no photography allowed insideπŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

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  • xy.liao 2 months ago

    . . . . . . #stnicholasnavalcathedral#rastrelli#Π½ΠΈΠΊΠΎΠ»ΡŒΡΠΊΠΈΠΉΠΌΠΎΡ€ΡΠΊΠΎΠΉΡΠΎΠ±ΠΎΡ€#navalcathedral#baroquearchitecture#corinthiancolumns#corinthianorder#goldendome#cupolas#decorativeart#russianbaroque#lovetheworld#stpetersburgrussia#maphopper#snowwonderland#aftersnow#sunandsnow#dreamylittleplaces#cultureblogger#snowvibes#travelandlifestyle#snowcity#russiancity#saintphoto#beautifulrussia#spbonline#postcardperfect#russianorthodoxchurch#elizabethanbaroque

  • cirii.ivanov 2 months ago

    πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

  • kooba__94 2 months ago

    You have an amazing time in SPB! Enjoy πŸ˜„ I might be visiting again soon also!

  • luuk39 2 months ago

    What a beautiful building

  • londonianka 2 months ago

    I'm Orthodox and I am more than happy to answer all your questions if you have any. Amazing photo by the way ❀️

  • spoilerfilm 1 month ago

    Your photos are beautiful!!!