Alexander Nevsky Memorial Church

Local nameAlexander-Newsky-Kapelle
LocationPotsdam, Germany

The Alexander Nevsky Memorial Church is an historic Russian orthodox church in Potsdam, Germany.

The church was built for the Russian residents of the settlement of Alexandrowka, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, below the Kapellenberg. Consecrated in 1826, it is still an active congregation and the oldest Russian Orthodox church in Germany. Designed by Vasily Stasov, Nevsky Church is a very early example of the Byzantine Revival architecture in Germany, and one of the earliest examples of Byzantine revival in Russian Revival architecture.

Tags Regional HeritageHeritageChapelChristianRussian OrthodoxPlace of Worship
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More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +49 331 296 313

Address Russische Kolonie 14, 14469 Potsdam, DE

Coordinates 52°24'54.843" N 13°3'27.593" E

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