Kazan Church

Description

This church that takes its name from the Our Lady of Kazan Icon was built in 1892 with the help of charitable contributions of Irkutsk merchants. The church suffered a lot during Soviet period. It was closed in 1936 and the building was used for many other organizations. The large-scale restoration began in the 1980-1990s. Now it is one of the most famous and beautiful churches of Irkutsk.