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Top places of worship recommendations from locals

Historic Site
“Peter and Paul Fortress marks the very spot St. Petersburg was founded. It was here, Tsar Peter erected a small wooden hut in 1703 AD and oversaw the construction of the mighty fortress. The bell tower of the Peter and Paul Cathedral. Peter and Paul Fortress also played the most crucial role during the Russian revolution and was later used as a prison. Make sure to tour the walls (you will have to pay a little extra fee) and enjoy the beautiful view of the river Newa and the Winter Palace on the other side. Read my full guide to Peter and Paul Fortress here.”
  • 161 locals recommend
Church
“the Savior on blood is the closest sightseeing from our flat its just opposite the windows”
  • 53 locals recommend
Premise
“The famous cathedral and square created in early XIX century with a target to resemble St. Peters Cathedral in Vatican. Closest connection by metro, right in front of the exit. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Monastery
“Visit the graves of the rich and famous. If you don't want to pay to see the final resting place of Tchaikovsky or Dostoevsky, you can go through to the cemetery of the monastery for free, lots of revolutionaries and post-revolutionary heroes are buried here in lovely tree-lined grounds.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Church
“Barocco masterpiece, created by Rastrelli. Very tender white and blue cathedral dazzles imagination. Built in 18th century.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Temple
“Very, very beautiful square with a very beautiful church in the center on your possible way to the very recommendable summer garden”
  • 15 locals recommend
Mosque
“Oldest mosque in the city, very beautiful. You can go inside, but be ready to take off your shoes. And close to the mosque you'll find a funny place to buy traditional halal food”
  • 8 locals recommend
Church
“Beautiful 17 century church and a park 5' away from the territory of the Complex”
  • 6 locals recommend
Church
“A great place to feel the hard and controversial history of St Petersburg and Russia in general. It used to be a cinema and then a casino. Then the place seized fire. Then it was abandoned for many year. And now it is being restored. The people inside will tell you more about it.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Church
“Тонкий золотой силуэт Петропавловского собора — легко узнаваемый знаковый символ Северной столицы. С ним связано множество городских легенд и необычных исторических фактов. В этом храме никогда не венчались и не крестили детей.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Church
“В 1718 году при Петре I была построена часовня во имя св. Пантелеимона. В 1735—1739 годах был построен храм в камне архитектором Коробовым. В 1834—1835 годах храм перестроен архитектором Беретти.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Church
“Римско-католическая церковь была построена в 1903-1909 годах по просьбам французской католической общины, после революции в Петербурге проживало около 3700 французов-католиков. По-готически мрачное здание католической церкви своей строгостью дополняет необычный городской пейзаж.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Metro Station
“The five-domed church was built between 1761 and 1769. The church's design, frequently ascribed to Pietro Antonio Trezzini, straddles the line between Baroque and Neoclassicism. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Church
“ лютеранская кирха, располагающаяся в Санкт-Петербурге (Невский проспект, 22-24). Богослужения проходят регулярно по воскресеньям с 10:30 на немецком и русском языках. Настоятель прихода пастор Михаэль Шварцкопф одновременно является главой Северо-Западного пробства”
  • 2 locals recommend