St. Isaac’s Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral that is mainly used as a museum, it is situated in the city of St Petersburg, Russia. The imposing cathedral building was completed in 1858, it is a dominant Neoclassical structure. It served as a cathedral from its completion until the early 20th century when religion was restricted by the Soviet Government, since then it has been the home of a museum but since the change of the government it has been used in part for religious services.
The cathedral is situated in the city centre. You can get there by taking the metro to ‘Admiralteyskaya’. You can also get there by taking the 5, 22 or 70 buses which stop close by.
Opening Times and Admission
The cathedral museum is open to the public daily 10.30am-6pm. Admission is set at 250Rbl for adults and 50Rbl for children.