The Marine Cathedral is situated in the centre of Kronshtadt, on its highest point. Its own height is 70,4 m. Magnificent design and unusual shape has made the Cathedral an integral part of the town's view.

The ceremonial laying of walls took place on May 8, 1903 . The constructing lasted for eleven years. The Cathedral was sanctified on June 10, 1913 .

Built to the design of architect Kosiakov in pseudo-Byzantine style, the Cathedral is a bright example of architecture of the beginning of the 20 th century.