St. Petersburg, Saint Isaac cathedral

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The Cathedral St. Isaac, transformed now in museum, was built in 1819-1858 by the French architect Auguste de Montferrand. The Cathedral is built on a plan of Greek cross, with a high cupola resting on a drum with column and four secondary cupolas. The interior can contain 14 000 people, is decorated with 43 varieties of stones.
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St. Petersburg, Saint Isaac cathedral

St. Petersburg, Saint Isaac cathedral

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