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Nikolsky a sea cathedral (Nikolo-Bogojavlensky a cathedral), a monument of architecture in style of a baroque with use of traditional forms of Russian church architecture. It is constructed in 1753-62 (architect S.I.Chevakinsky) on a place of a parade-ground Sea shelfs of a court yard. It has been named in honour Nikoly Sea (Sacred Nikolay) which the church counts the savior of seamen. It is a cathedral became an original memorial in memory of the lost seamen. On his walls ukrepleny boards with names of the lost seamen. The cathedral has been consecrated in 1762 by archbishop St.-Petersburg Veniamin; Ekaterina was present on consecration II has enjoined to call church a cathedral. This one of the most unique places in Petersburg: surprising on beauty the belltower of a cathedral is reflected in quiet waters Krjukova of the channel. Here Griboedov's channels and Krjukov with the river Fontanka are bound and costing at a belltower it is possible to see 8 fine Petersburg bridges the present water symphony.

In this cathedral read the burial service over the lost seamen from a submarine Kursk...

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