One of the most recognizable cathedrals of Saint Petersburg - Smolny Cathedral was built by the same italian architect Rastrelli who built the Winter Palace for emperor's family. Cathedral It is a part of Smolny monastery that later hosted school for girls founded by Catherine II. Besides it is amazingly beautiful and enjoyable to see, Smolny Cathedral is also offering to go up the bell tower to enjoy beautiful view of Saint Petersburg.
Open daily 7.00 - 20.00 (till the end of evening service)
Visit to Smolny Cathedral
is included in:
One-day short tour around St. Petersburg
"One day in Russia" tour