Kauni klassitsistliku hoone projekteeris Peterburi arhitekt Luigi Rusca ning see on ehitatud aastatel 1820–27.
Kirikus asub ka hinnaline ikonostaas, mis võistleb kuulsuselt Issanda Muutmise kirikus asuva Zarudnõi ikonostaasiga. Kirikut haldab Moskva patriarhaadile alluv õigeusu kogudus.
I decided to explore the old town with out a map or preplanning what I wanted to see. I had a nice afternoon wandering around. I came upon this church only to realise it was a museum after I tried to...
It looks like a church but is a museum. The Dance of Death Renaissance painting is absolutely amazing and not to be missed..
If you're here at a weekend try and tie your visit in with a classical concert or organ recital, very evocative.