St Isaac’s Cathedral, St Petersburg

St Isaac’s Cathedral, St Petersburg, dominates St Isaac’s Square.

Cathedral from St Isaac’s Square:-

St Isaac's Cathedral, St Petersburg

The equestrian statue of Tsar Nicholas 1 which lies in the middle of St Isaac’s Square was shrouded in panelling when we were there, undergoing refurbishment, so I have no photos of my own of that.

Cathedral from west:-

St Isaac's Cathedral, St Petersburg

The Cathedral has a pair of massive decorated doors:-

Door, St Isaac's Cathedral, St Petersburg,

St Isaac's Cathedral, St Petersburg, Door

And two decorative friezes:-

Frieze 1, St Isaac's Cathedral, St Petersburg

Frieze 2, St Isaac's Cathedral, St Petersburg

I also found this small restrained memorial to the Great Patriotic War (World War 2) by one of the Cathedral’s massive pillars, each of which is a single block:-

War Memorial, St Isaac's Cathedral, St Petersburg

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