Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg 3

Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg Today there are special rules for visiting the Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg, since this is not just a museum, services are held…

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Karaite kenases in Evpatoria

Karaite kenases in Evpatoria The temple complex of the Karaites was once considered an unusual, truly sacred place in Crimea. And it is no coincidence. This small people…

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Descent into Hell. 1408-1410. Andrey Rublev.

Icon “Descent into Hell” by Dionysius: plot, meanings of images The famous icon “Descent into Hell” refers us to one of the most significant events for Orthodox Christians…

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Holy Dormition Monastery

Holy Dormition Monastery in Bakhchisarai. Orthodox faith works miracles. It is passed down from generation to generation and serves as a guiding star for a person: it helps to…

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Church of John the Baptist

Church of John the Baptist in Kerch – the oldest in Russia Church of John the Baptist. Kerch is one of the oldest cities in the world. And…

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Ferapontov monastery

Ferapontov Monastery in the Vologda Region The Ferapontov Belozersky Mother of God-Rozhdestvensky Monastery was built in the Vologda region on a hill between two lakes – Borodaevsky and…

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