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Smolny Сathedral. The twilight. | by Oleg Mirabo
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Smolny Сathedral. The twilight.

CATHEDRAL OF THE RENEWAL OF THE JERUSALEM HOLY RESURRECTION TEMPLE, Smolny Сathedral, the Cathedral For All Educational Establishments, located at 1 Rastrelli Square. Monument of Baroque architecture. The cathedral was built in 1748-57 as the Cathedral of Smolny Monastery (architect F. Rastrelli); its interior decoration started in 1762 (architect Y.M. Felten; was not completed). (Encyclopaedia of Saint Petersburg www.encspb.ru/en/article.php?kod=2804010503)

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Taken on January 2, 2011