Kazan CathedralSankt Peterburgas , Rusija
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Live stream webcam demonstrates the famous Kazan Cathedral made in Empire style, one of the largest churches in St. Petersburg, 72 meters height. The building on our web camera online is created in the 19th century, located on the wide Nevsky Prospekt – the biggest street in the center of St. Petersburg.
The temple got the title of military glory monument after the Patriotic War of 1812. Later, in 1932, he was transferred to the Museum of the History of Religion and Atheism, and in the early 1990s Kazan Cathedral opened its doors as an active church. In the 21st century, it is the official church of the St. Petersburg diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.
In honor of Kazan Cathedral, which you see in our live stream, one of the streets got the Kazan Street name, as also Kazan Island and Kazan Bridge are exist.
One of the most revered Orthodox icons – Mother-of-God of Kazan was moved here on July 2, 1737. This icons presence in the church gave the name to the church Kazan. During the reign of the Russian Empress Elizabeth Petrovna (Elizabeth of Russia), the church got the cathedral status and its official name – the Kazan Cathedral. The temple was the most important place in the late 18th – early 19th centuries. Many members of the royal families were married here.
St. Petersburg, where our web camera is located, is the northern cultural capital of Russia. The number of sights in this beautiful city is so huge that it is just impossible to compete with St. Petersburg at all. These are museums, opera and drama theaters, manors and palaces, parks and monuments. The number of literary geniuses can hardly be calculated. And creations of the composers can surprise extremely sophisticated listeners. Due to its historical center, St. Petersburg is on UNESCO’s list. There are churches of 42 confessions!
The climate in St. Petersburg is moderate. Few sunny days during all the year. Summer in St. Petersburg is not very hot due to the sea climate and the Baltic winds. Winter in St. Petersburg is rather dank with a gusty wet wind. The Weather is very changeable here – in the summer a cold wind can appear suddenly, and in winter it can quickly be filled with snow or vice versa – it can be sharply warmed.
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