Michael the Archangel Cathedral

Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia

There were originally several churches in the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin, but today only Michael the Archangel Cathedral exists. It was built in the middle of the 16th century and rebuilt in 1628-1631. The cathedral is the tomb of Kuzma Minin. In 1828, in front of the Archangel Cathedral was constructed the obelisk in honor of Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky (by architects Melnikov and Martos).



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Founded: 1628-1631
Category: Religious sites in Russia


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Yulia Ovchinnikova (2 years ago)
Must see
Homey G (2 years ago)
This was very interesting place even though it was closed for repairs, in preparation for the 800 year anniversary of Nizny Novgorod. We had a guided tour which made it that much more interesting. I recommend everyone to hire a guide here
Алексей Федотов (2 years ago)
An excellent example of architecture ... the tomb of the hero of the Russian Kozma Minin, the oldest temple at the moment in Nizhny Novgorod, inside and outside it seems simple in decoration, but this simplicity is the strength !! When you find yourself there, you understand that even one simple person can save Russia!
Роман Поливанов (3 years ago)
Incredibly beautiful and picturesque cathedral !!!
Sergo Shved (4 years ago)
В соборе захоронен Кузьма Минин.
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