Alexander Nevsky Monastery St. Petersburg, Russia

Alexander Nevsky Monastery
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Founded in 1710 by Peter the Great to house the relics of the military hero-saint Prince Alexander of Novgorod, this is one of only four Russian monasteries to be given the highest rank of lavra.

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249746
Best Known As
Alexander Nevsky Monastery
Full Name
Alexander Nevsky Monastery
Coordinates
59.921130° N, 30.388613° E  (map)
Address
St. Petersburg, Russia
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St. Petersburg Sankt-Peterburg, Russia
Asia continent
Russia Asia
Rossiya Russia
Sankt-Peterburg Rossiya, Russia