Category Friday Photo
Uspenski Cathedral is the largest Orthodox cathedral in Western Europe. Overlooking Market Square and the harbour it makes an imposing rival for skyline with Helsinki’s main cathedral.
This is a photo I took in September 2018 as we travelled back from our visit to see the Darvaza Gas Crater.
I took this picture in 2010 adjacent to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Look out for my Bangkok post tomorrow.
Completed in 1912, for many years the St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral was the largest Orthodox church in the world. It has a congregational capacity of 5,000 and peaks at 148 feet, whilst its bells can be heard from ten miles away. The church was built to honor those who sacrificed their lives during the Russo-Turkish War […]