St. Simeon’s and St. Anna’s Orthodox Cathedral

Jelgava, Latvia

St. Simeon’s and St. Anna’s Orthodox Cathedral was designed by architect N. Chagin and built during 1890-1892, with the financial support of Russian Czar Alexander III. The altar and foundation remained from the previous church which was built in 1774 after the design of architect F.B. Rastrelli. It was devastated in WWII and renovated between 1993 and 2003.

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Founded: 1890-1892
Category: Religious sites in Latvia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Latvia)

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