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Churches

Tartu Uspenski Cathedral of the Estonian Apostolic Orthodox Church

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Construction of the Tartu Uspenski Cathedral started by the order of Peter I after the Northern War and it was consecrated in 1783. The church was established on the foundation of the Dominican Convent Church. It was initially built in the shape of a cross and was given its quadrangular shape in 1840. Interesting facts: - a chapel to St Isidor, who died as a martyr, was established in the church in the course of its extension; ‑ the Bolsheviks killed 19 innocent people in the cellar of Krediidikassa 80 years ago. Their victims, archpriests Bleive and Berzhanitski, are buried in Uspenski Church.

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  • Magasini tänav 1, Tartu linn
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  • +372 53439916
  • +372 53933863
  • vladimir [at] eoc.ee
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  • Saturday: 17:00 - 18:00
    Sunday: 10:00 - 12:00

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