The Resurrection Smolny Cathedral

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The Resurrection Smolny Cathedral  is an active Orthodox church and an outstanding architectural monument of the XVIII century

The Resurrection Smolny Cathedral was founded in 1748 by the will of empress Catherine The Great and was consecrated on July 20, 1835.

The project of the cathedral was created by the outstanding architect Franchesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the interior of the church was made by another famous architect Vasily Stasov.

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Baroque monuments in St. Petersburg

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Architect Rastrelli

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