St. Isaac's Cathedral St. Petersburg, Russia

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This gigantic Neoclassical cathedral was built 1818-58 under the direction of Tsar Alexander I. In Soviet times, it was turned into a museum of atheism and a Foucault pendulum was installed in place o

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St. Isaac's Cathedral
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St. Isaac's Cathedral
59.934161° N, 30.306087° E  (map)
St. Petersburg, Russia
Neoclassical style/period
St. Petersburg Sankt-Peterburg, Russia
Asia continent
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Sankt-Peterburg Rossiya, Russia