Smolny Cathedral

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About Smolny Cathedral

Smolny Cathedral was part of a plan by Empress Elizabeth, which included a school and a nunnery. Construction began on October 30, 1748, and by 1761 construction of the cathedral was complete. However, in December of that year, Elizabeth died, and work on the monastery came to a halt. The arcitect, Italian Bartolomeo Rastrelli was dismissed by Catherine the Great in 1763.

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