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Cathedral of Ascension (Voznesensky Sobor)

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Address: ul. Sovetskaja, d.91, Novosibirsk 630099, Russia
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taken straight out of a fairytale

Beautiful Cathedral with interesting art and decor to admire. It is a great place to sit down and watch devoted people passing by. I got attacked by an old lady who started... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
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Wodonga, Australia
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Wodonga, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Beautiful Cathedral with interesting art and decor to admire. It is a great place to sit down and watch devoted people passing by. I got attacked by an old lady who started pulling my hair for not wearing a scarf over my head.

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Southern Highlands
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

I visited 5:15pm on a Sunday and a service was in progress. Very nice, with the all female choir singing responses to the prayers of the all male clergy. Beautiful artwork inside. The only downside is that the only real option for a photograph of the Cathedral is from an adjacent carpark.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I suggest you vist this cathedarl in the evening. Very warm and nice atmosphere. I tent a light for Peace and hope it helps

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Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk, Russia
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Reviewed 7 May 2012

This is literally "cathedral", as here the "cathedra" (throne) of Metropolitan of Novosibirsk and Berdsk. It is not really big, but genuinely and beautifully ornamented. Prists and people working in the church are accustomed to visitors and react quite adequately, which is not the rule for other (mostly smaller) churches. Here there is a church shop (ikonnaya lavka -- icon... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed 16 April 2012

This church was originally built in 1913 and for the most time it's been the main church in Novosibirsk. It's been open during Soviet time except 1937-1944 when it was closed and converted into a grain storage. However, it's been through some major updates in the last 20-30 years, so there is not left of the original structure. It doesn't... More 

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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Reviewed 22 December 2011

One of the two main churches in town, and the biggest one

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