Churches and cathedrals of Irkutsk

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Holy Trinity Church
Holy Trinity Church.
Church of the Holy Trinity of the Life-Giving, Irkutsk, ul. 5th Army, 8. Church of the XVIII century, in Soviet times - a planetarium.

Harlampievsky St. Michael the Archangel Church




The Kharlampievsky Mikhailo-Arkhangelsk Church is the only "sea" church in the region, built in 1890. It blessed sailors who set sail during the years of the development of America. In 1904, the explorer of the north, Admiral A. Kolchak, was married in the church.

Irkutsk, st. 5th Army, 59.

Chapel-monument on the site of the destroyed cathedral in the name of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God
The chapel is a monument on the site of the destroyed cathedral in the name of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God on Speransky Square.

Catholic church
Catholic Church, Irkutsk, Suhe-Bator Street, 1. Stunning neo-Gothic beauty.

Spasskaya Church
Spasskaya Church (Church in the name of the Savior Not Made by Hands) - the second stone building in Irkutsk, st. Sukhe Bator, 2. A stone church on a wooden site (1672) was founded in 1706.

Arbor in memory of the founders of Irkutsk
Arbor in memory of the founders of Irkutsk.
During the repair of the foundation of the Spassky Church, the builders had to disturb the ancient burial places of the first city cemetery; on September 13, 2011, 360 remains were reburied in the crypt under this arbor.

A small memorial stele was installed inside it, on which the silhouette of the Irkutsk prison was carved and the inscription “To the founders of the city of Irkutsk from grateful descendants” was carved.

Cathedral of the Epiphany
Cathedral of the Epiphany (Epiphany), Irkutsk, ul. Suhe Bator, 1a. It was built in 1718 - 1746.

Busts of the Hierarchs Sophronius and Pinocentius
Busts of the saints Sophronius and Pinocentius (for some reason, marked on the maps as Innocent), near the Epiphany Cathedral. Installed recently - in 2017.

Znamensky Nunnery
Znamensky Nunnery, was founded in 1693.

Gate of the Znamensky Monastery

Here are buried: G.I. Shelikhov - one of the first researchers of the Kuril Islands and Alaska, E.I. Trubetskaya ( 1800 - 1854 ) - nee Countess Laval, the first of the Decembrists' wives who voluntarily followed her exiled husband. Irkutsk honorary citizen V.F. Kolygin, Decembrists V. A. Bechasnov, P. A. Mukhanov, A. A. Panov are also buried here.


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