Cathedral of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called

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Cathedral of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called (Andreevsky) - 6th line V.O., 11A.

Cathedral of St. Andrew the First-Called
Cathedral of St. Andrew the First-Called. In 1729, the first wooden church in the name of St. ap. Andrew the First-Called. In 1744 the church was given the status of a cathedral.

St. Andrew's Cathedral



In 1761, the cathedral was burned down by lightning. The stone cathedral was founded according to the project of A.F. Vista in 1764, but after 2 years the dome collapsed and the architect paid with his arrest.

St. Andrew's Cathedral, 19th century drawing
St. Andrew's Cathedral, 19th century drawing.

St. Andrew's Cathedral at the end of the 19th century
St. Andrew's Cathedral at the end of the 19th century.

Granite stele in front of the cathedral
There is a granite stele in front of the cathedral. “On April 5, 1797, the Imperial Order of the Russian Imperial Orders was approved by the Highest. By God's mercy advancing We are Paul the First Emperor and the Autocrat of the All-Russian and so on, and so on, and so on. ”

he Order of St. Andrew, crowning the stele
The Order of St. Andrew the First-Called, crowning the stele.

Angels holding the insignia of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called over the entrance to the cathedral
Angels holding the insignia of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called over the entrance to the cathedral.

Belfry of the Cathedral
Belfry of the Cathedral.

View of the iconostasis
View of the iconostasis (photo by A. Savin). The iconostasis of the 18th century, a miracle that it survived.

In 1938, St. Andrew's Cathedral, like many churches, was closed. Since the 1990s, services have been resumed, the cathedral has been restored.

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