St. Petersburg is famous for its architectural beauties, and one of its main relics and pearls is St. Isaac’s Cathedral which is considered one of the most significant and beautiful domical buildings all over the world. The cathedral’s official name is the Cathedral of the Rev. St. Isaac of Dalmatia, and it is an outstanding example of Russian religious architecture. For more than 1,5 centuries it has been considered the biggest and the most beautiful orthodox temple of St. Petersburg, its symbol and one of its main sights. The extent of the construction is truly unique: it is the 4th Christian relic in size, following St. Peter Cathedral in Rome, St. Paul Cathedral in London and St. Mary Cathedral in Florence. Nowadays the cathedral has a museum status and is open for a visit.
When visiting the museum, personal protective equipment (masks and gloves) are provided. Visitors without personal protective equipment are not allowed at the exposition of the museum complex.