St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral was built on the Kryukov Canal in 1762 for the Russian Navy. The cathedral was designed by Savva Chevakinsky while the Admiralty Board’s chief architect. The façade is Elizabethan Baroque. Also called Rococo Style, the style was popular in Saint Petersburg in the mid-18th century during the reign of Elizabeth of Russia. The domes and spires of St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral resemble those on the Peterhof Palace chapel and Catherine Palace.