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Kronstadt fortress

The Naval cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Kronstadt is a Russian Orthodox cathedral built in 1903–1913 as the main church of the Russian Navy and dedicated to all fallen seamen. The cathedral was closed in 1929, was converted to a cinema, a House of Officers (1939) and a museum of the Navy (1980). The Russian Orthodox Church reinstalled the cross on the main dome in 2002 and served the first Divine Liturgy in the cathedral in 2005.In 2013, the Patriarch of all Russia, with Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev and his spouse attending, conducted the ceremony of grand reconsecration in the now fully restored cathedral.


Contacts branch of the Central naval Museum "of the Kronstadt fortress":

Kronstadt Naval Cathedral in the name of St. Nicholas -189610, Saint-Petersburg, Kronstadt, Anchor square, 5A
Italian Palace - 197760, Saint-Petersburg, Kronshtadt, str., Makarov, 3
Area with naval artillery - 189610, Saint-Petersburg, Kronstadt, Anchor square, 1

Phone: +7 963 346-74-63; +7 812 311-00-08
E-mail: navalmuseum_dm@mil.ru
Head of branch — Tarapon Alexander
Working hours: from 10:00 to 18:00-Wednesday-Sunday
The ticket office closes at 17:15
Days off: Monday, Tuesday