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Dormition of the Mother of God Church, Gudaut'a

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Church Historic Site
One of the oldest Orthodox temples in the world, Dormition of the Mother of God Church has been standing for more than 11 centuries. Observe the original building constructed in the Greek architectural style, unchanged by restorations and preserved through time. Take a spiritual adventure at this shrine, which is located in a forest containing a sacred glade and ruins of a palace nearby that add to the ancient atmosphere. Relics of the church, frescoes, and icons are said to possess holy powers of healing. Take note that photography is prohibited. To visit Dormition of the Mother of God Church and get the most from your holiday in Gudaut'a, create itinerary details personal to you using our Gudaut'a trip generator.
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  • One of the most ancient churches in Abkhazia. It is located in the village of Lykhny, gudautskogo area. This ancient temple has preserved ancient icons, some of which are several centuries old. And the temple traces its history back to the 10th century. The architecture of the temple is a bit similar to the Byzantine, but at the same time has the features. inherent in hristiknskim temples of the Caucasus. From all countries come to this temple people to touch and pomoshhit'sja before the miracle-working icons. As they say, place nakmolenoe and many have gained help after visiting the Church. If you are in Abkhazia, then definitely come to this ancient and very beautiful temple.
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  • Visited this attraction in conjunction with the guide who told us about the Church, the nearby ruins of (to the right of the Temple). Then let us explore a temple yourself. Church is indeed very old, is open to the public, causes only positive emotions. Near the temple is the market large enough and with a decent selection of food, souvenirs, local wine, charges the Abkhaz teas, nuts (hazelnuts in large batches for sale), so there is something to choose a souvenir of his visit to Abkhazia (the prices were lower than those that we have seen before that).
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  • In October this year, we visited this shrine is near the market and surrounded by a cozy shaded garden. In the Church very much ancient icons were very memorable icon of Christ the Savior, God with a Crown of thorns on his head. If you stand in front of the image, it has closed eyes. And if the distance-it opens eyes. At the temple was a service. I asked Deacon called Church. He very friendly with a smile answered. Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace
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