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Ascension Cathedral
Свято-Воскресенский собор

Yermak Square
Novocherkassk ROS Russia

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1893
  Finished1904
Floor Count5
Basement Floors1
Building Uses
 - religious
Structural Types
 - church
 - clock
Architectural Style
 - byzantine
Materials
 - steel
 - marble
 - brick

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire245 fthttp://pravoslavie.chestisvet.ru/index.php4?id=206
cross
Inside168 ft-''-
Basement-49 fthttp://voznesenie.paskha.ru/Hramy/russia/novocherkassk/

Description
• Architects: A. A. Yashchenko (project), I. P. Zlobin (building).
• Artists: I. F. Porfirov, Gryaznov.
• Sculptor: Voznitski.
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• Third cathedral in Russia by size after Christ the Saviour cathedral in Moscow and St. Isaak cathedral in St. Petersburg. The cathedral in Novocherkassk seats 5000 worships.
• Weight: 135000 t.
• Outside length is 76.8 m, inside 72.5 m.
• Outside width is 62 m, inside 57.6 m.
• Dome diameter outside is 21.5 m, inside 18 m.
• Distance between Christ's eyes in his image is 1 m.
• Painting "The Last Judgement" is 75 m long.
• Painting "The Last Supper" is 13 m long.

• Cathedral was blessed in 6th of May in 1905.
• In Soviet period cathedral was used as a warehouse.

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