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Kostel Sviatoi Ekateriny (Catholic Church of St. Catherine), St Petersburg

Kostel Sviatoi Ekateriny (Catholic Church of St. Catherine) - St Petersburg, Russian Federation
Kostel Sviatoi Ekateriny (Catholic Church of St. Catherine)
32-34 Nevskii Prospekt, St Petersburg, Russian Federation 190Map
Neighborhood: Central
Overview

Peter the Great desired that all Christians, regardless of denomination, were able to worship in a church of their own faith. Hence, the Church of St. Catherine was established in 1716 and it is now not only the largest but the oldest Catholic Church in Russia. After the 1917 Revolution, many of the church's priests were shot or sent to prison. Although the main sanctuary was damaged by fire in 1984, the exterior is striking with a pale facade and large green dome.

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Kostel Sviatoi Ekateriny (Catholic Church of St. Catherine) General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 08:00 AM to 06:30 PM, Sunday from 09:30 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Type: Religious
  • Nearest Train: Nevskii Prospekt
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