The results of the project titled “Cathedral 78. The Orthodox Symbol of St. Petersburg” have been summed up in the northern capital, according to the website of the contest.
According to the results of the voting, the winner is the Cathedral of St. Isaac of Dalmatia - “Isaakievsky”. It received 1486 votes. A total of 7693 residents of St. Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Moscow Oblast, Krasnodar Territory, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Samara, Rostov, Karelia, Krasnoyarsk Territory and other regions of Russia have voted.
The “Cathedral 78” project is an initiative for choosing an Orthodox symbol of St. Petersburg. The contest included 78 cathedrals of the St. Petersburg diocese of important religious, historical and cultural importance, being dominant architectural elements of the city. Isaakievsky Cathedral also ranks first in the all-Russian national online voting “My Favorite Museum” that started on November 4.
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Author: Anna Dorozhkina