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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319501
Names
St. Isaac's Cathedral
Dates
1818-58

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
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St. Isaac's Cathedral - St. Petersburg, Russia