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Казанский собор в Петербурге. Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg
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Kazan Cathedral was built on the site of a small church where the miraculous icon of Kazan Mother of God, in whose honor the church was named. At the request of Paul I, the temple was supposed to be like the Cathedral of St. Peter's in Rome. Design of the Kazan Cathedral was agreed that the architect Voronikhin. The construction works lasted ten years. Kazan Cathedral was the biggest church in the early 19th century: its height is 71.5 meters, it is decorated with internal and external columns, carved out of huge granite monoliths, weighing 30 tons each. Казанский собор был возведен на месте небольшой церкви, в которой находилась чудотворная икона Казанской Божьей Матери, в честь которой собор и был назван. По требованию Павла I храм должен был походить на собор Святого Петра в Риме. Проектирование Казанского собора было решено поручить архитектору Воронихину. На возведение собора ушло десять лет. Казанский собор стал самым большим храмом начала 19 века: его высота достигает 71,5 метра, он украшен внутренними и внешними колоннами, высеченными из огромных гранитных монолитов, весом до 30 тонн каждая.

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Taken: 12/06/2012
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Tags: собор; церковь; Петербург; невский проспект; cathedral church colonnade; st. petersburg; nevsky prospect; колоннада
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