The church is build from Siberian cedar and larch. The building of the temple was in Russia for one year after it was dismantled and transported to Antarctica. There the team of 8 people build it together in 60 days.
The church was consecrated to the Holy Trinity on February 15, 2004. Priests in the church are changing every year, but some of them are coming back for one more period.
During several years it was the most south orthodox church in the world.