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帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, the Largest Orthodox Basilica and the Fourth Largest Cathedral in the World.

By Minakoshoh @minakotokyo
帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world.帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. 帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world.

帝政ロシア威信をかけたイサク大聖堂 / Saint Isaac’s Cathedral,  the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world.
Saint Isaac's Cathedral or Isaakievskiy Sobor is the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest (by the volume under the cupola) cathedral in the world.
It is dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great, who had been born on the feast day of that saint.

Saint Isaac's Cathedral, Saint Petersburg, Russia
August 2015, Olympus OM-D E-M1

ピョートル大帝,エカテリーナ2世,パーヴェル1世,アレクサンドル1世が帝政ロシアの威信をかけて,軟弱な地盤の現在地に建造した,ロシア正教会最大のイサク大聖堂です。
その佇まいもさることながら,内部の装飾も荘厳であり,ロシア正教徒でなくとも敬虔な心持ちになります。

ロシア,サンクトペテルブルク,イサク大聖堂
2015年8月撮影,Olympus OM-D E-M1


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