The ancient wooden building of the Kazan church arose at the timeof foundation of Bogoroditsk. Unfortunately, there is very little historical information about it. It is clear that the church functioned since 1664 and it was a cathedral church at the beginning. (главной) It was located at a distance from the modern temple, within the enclosed territory of the “Earth town”.
The modern Kazan church was built to the design of I.E. Starov as part of Bogoroditsk park and garden complex, in the classical manner typical of this architect. The brick church was founded in 1774. In the beginning of 1778 two side-chapels were consecrated in honor of St. Peter and Paul and St. Nicholas, in 1783 the cathedral church was put into operation. The icon painter Ivan Nekrasov painted the walls, and A.T. Bolotov, the manager of Bogoroditsk estate, was involved in designing the interior of the temple.