The cathedral of the kazan mother of god

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Paolo Sala Italian

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The cathedral of the kazan mother of god, st. petersburg signed l.l. The Cathedral of the Kazan Mother of God designed by Andrei Voronikhin, was commissioned by Paul I in 1800 and built between 1801-11 as a replacement for Mikhail Zemstov's Church of the Nativity of the Virgin, which originally housed the Miracle Working Icon of the Kazan Mother of God. The most imposing of St. Petersburg's neo-classical churches, the offered lot depicts the colonnaded north facade of the cathedral, which runs along Nevsky Prospekt.