The Church of Ascension, Yekaterinburg

Sitting at one of the highest spots in the town, The Church of Ascension boasts a bright blue-and-white facade, shiny gilded domes, and Baroque-style ornaments. Dating back to 1792, the church ranks among the oldest in town. Recently restored, it brightens up its surroundings and serves as a temple for the devotional community. See the old icons and gilded details inside and read information about the last Russian tsar, Nicholas Romanov, and his family, who were executed at this church's original location. Use our Yekaterinburg online travel route planner to add The Church of Ascension and other attractions to your Yekaterinburg vacation plans.
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  • Soaked cathedral in the center of Yekaterinburg. The building of the temple is made in neo-classical style. God bless you!
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  • Quite a pretty church with the pale blue and white and gold domes. It dominates the skyline and is situated at quite a high point in the city. Also worthwhile to go inside and view the interior. We vi...  more »
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