Built between 1801-1811, the Kazan Cathedral became a monument for the Russian Victory over Napoleans Army in the War of 1812. Many trophies, banners and keys from captured fortresses from the Nepolianic Campaign were housed here.
This horseshoe shaped building is supported by 144 columns.
Burried inside the Cathedral is Field Marshall Mikhail Kutuzov. It is said he is buried in the exact spot in which he prayed just before leaving for battle. As with all Russian Cathedrals, the interior is even more breathtaking than the outer appearance. If you wish, step inside and have a look around. Simply, be courteous. When I was there, there was a choir singing and candles were being lit in the memory of...Read More