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St. Nikolay Orthodox Naval Cathedral in Karosta

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It was built in 1901-1903. The foundation stone was laid by Tsar Nikolay II. The Cathedral is one of Karosta symbols. For the first time a new technology of monolith concrete casting was applied in the construction of the church by architect V.Kosyakov, hence there are no support columns inside the spacious cathedral and its entire weight is hold by the walls only. The building astonishes with its magnificence, no matter which place are you looking from. Russianism and richness literally radiates from its facades and exterior decors. Its construction is unique - it has no colons. The enormous weight of five cupols is upheld by four intersecting vaults. Cathedral got its name in 1903, to honor the saint and miracle-worker, patron of seamen, St. Nikolay. The solemn ceremony was attended by Russian emperor, his family and prominent statesmen. Karosta Cathedral is one of the largest orthodox churches in Latvia. During Soviet regime years the cathedral suffered neglection and demolishion, they set up sports hall inside it, then a movie theatre, ruining the beautiful interior. Only in 1994 it was returned to the religios and now it is being gradually restaurated.

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A: St. Nikolay Orthodox Naval Cathedral in Karosta

Af Vil Muhametshin, mindre end 10 meter væk

It was built in 1901-1903. The foundation stone was laid by Tsar Nikolay II. The Cathedral is one of ...

St. Nikolay Orthodox Naval Cathedral in Karosta

B: St. Nikolay Orthodox Naval Cathedral in Karosta

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It was built in 1901-1903. The foundation stone was laid by Tsar Nikolay II. The Cathedral is one of ...

St. Nikolay Orthodox Naval Cathedral in Karosta

C: St. Nikolay Orthodox Naval Cathedral in Karosta

Af Vil Muhametshin, mindre end 10 meter væk

It was built in 1901-1903. The foundation stone was laid by Tsar Nikolay II. The Cathedral is one of ...

St. Nikolay Orthodox Naval Cathedral in Karosta

D: Gallery of temporary art K.MĀKSLA

Af Vil Muhametshin, 310 meter væk

It offers its visitors non-traditional and avant-garde art exhibitions and theatrical performances. N...

Gallery of temporary art K.MĀKSLA

E: Gallery of temporary art K.MĀKSLA

Af Vil Muhametshin, 310 meter væk

It offers its visitors non-traditional and avant-garde art exhibitions and theatrical performances. N...

Gallery of temporary art K.MĀKSLA

F: Gallery of temporary art K.MĀKSLA

Af Vil Muhametshin, 310 meter væk

It offers its visitors non-traditional and avant-garde art exhibitions and theatrical performances. N...

Gallery of temporary art K.MĀKSLA

G: Former mail carrier pigeon's station in Karosta

Af Vil Muhametshin, 410 meter væk

On Pulkveza Brieza Str. 6, there is a peculiar house. In the 1930ties there were living apartments th...

Former mail carrier pigeon's station in Karosta

H: V. Boryayev's photographic studio in Karosta

Af Vil Muhametshin, 450 meter væk

Vasīlijs Borjajevs Karostā dzīvo kopš 1952.gada un padomju laikā slēgtajā militārajā zonā bija vienīg...

V. Boryayev's photographic studio in Karosta

I: Under trees of Karosta park

Af Vil Muhametshin, 460 meter væk

Under trees of Karosta park

J: Graffiti on the wall in Karosta

Af Vil Muhametshin, 650 meter væk

Graffiti on the wall in Karosta

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