Spaso-Preobrazenskiy Cathedral in Odessa Ukraine
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The Odessa Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral is the largest temple of Odessa, which was constructed in the first years of existence of Odessa city, in 1794. The Cathedral was destroyed by Communists in 1936 and restored again in 2001.
The cathedral reflected a level of development of Odessa. In the beginning of XIX century it was a small cult construction, and already in century became one of the largest cathedrals of Russian of Empire. The cathedral has capacity up to 10 thousand people, and the Cathedral area was the main area of city. Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral is located in the heart of Odessa city, on Sobornaya Square.