Golden domes of St. Petersburg

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Julia Wallander on February 17, 2008

Nikolsky Naval Cathedral

Architect Savva Chevakinsky, 1762. A baroque masterpiece with a capacity of 5,000. The key relic here is the Nikolai the Miracle-Worker Icon (17th Century) with part of his remnants. The iconostasis carved in the 18th Century has been preserved, and on the memorial boards can be found lists of sailors killed in the Battle of Tsushima against the Japanese. The cathedral wasn’t closed in the wake of the Revolution and it even continued to operate during the Siege of Leningrad.

Rom@nce on February 17, 2008

thx for the history on this beautiful Cathedral :o)

what a wonderful photograph,very nice Julia :D

Marek Zdziechowski on February 18, 2008

piękne miejsce ,i piękna star.marek polska

C.Vazquez on February 18, 2008

Really nice Julia, thanks for sharing, it looks so different from what we are used to see here!! I also like the photo-frame ;)

Un saludo, Crystal.

Luud Riphagen on February 18, 2008

Great shot Julia fantastic pastel tones. Greetings Luud

jadransko on February 18, 2008

WOOOOWWWW! Ah, an amazing shot Julia!!!! Cheers, EDITA [;-)

Enzo Patino on February 18, 2008

bellissima foto Julia. ciao enzo

Vincenzo Accurso on February 18, 2008

ha dei colori veramente delicati delicati. Great shot Julia . ciao accurso

Stefano M.-No Views! on February 18, 2008

Julia, i tuoi scatti fanno capire il cuore caldo della tua freddissima città.

Stella gialla per questa, perchè il bianco e l'oro mi sembrano i colori più giusti per la Russia del XVIII secolo.

Ciao, Stefano

yves floret on February 18, 2008

Bonsoir Julie. Magnifique photo de cette cathédrale. Très belle présentation et, merci pour les explications. Toutes mes amitiés. Yves

Julia Wallander on February 19, 2008

Thanks a lot, merci beaucoup, mille grazie. I am happy that you like what I do. Thank you so much:

Rom@nce, marek, Crystal, Luud, EDITA, Enzo, accurso, Stefano, Yves

I am happy that Panoramio makes me meet with people like you. Cheers to all of you, Julia

ksardari on February 19, 2008

wow, very nice pics, thx 4 all!

Jurgis Karnavicius on February 19, 2008

Прекрасная работа, Julia, поздравляю!!

© Laura - Mycol on February 19, 2008

Che sfumature Julia ovattate, leggere, tenui,eleganti.foto molto bella ciao..ciao laura r

Julia Wallander on February 20, 2008

Thank you ksardari, спасибо Jurgis, grazie Laura per i bellissimi commenti :) Cheers to all of you, Julia

Vincenzo Surace on February 23, 2008

Eh sì, con quest'atmosfera invernale guadagna tanto. Bellissima foto Julia, prima o poi mi vedrete in inverno dalle tue parti. Ciao :) Vincenzo

Julia Wallander on February 24, 2008

Ciao Vincenzo, come stai? Ti devo confessare che a volte, a miei fotografie, mi abbellisco la realtà ... Sei stato mai a San Pietroburgo d'inverno? Saluti, Julia

Vincenzo Surace on February 24, 2008

No Julia, ma preferisco dire non ancora. :) Ciao, Vincenzo

Aldo Larosa on February 25, 2008

Julia, grazie anche per quest'altra splendida foto.

Julia Wallander on February 26, 2008

Ti ringrazio Aldo, sei molto gentile :)

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