Church of the Savior of the Holy Face, Irkutsk

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  • I felt that this was the nicest of the many cathedrals and church es we saw on our walking tour of Irkutsk. It was here at the Saviour of the Holy Face that we spent the most time, that's for sure. It...  more »
  • The position is located at the back of the key provincial offices in the Plaza bar. Murals on the exterior walls is a very pretty and impressive churches. Poland around the Cathedral and the Angola's also worth visiting the observation deck of the river.
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  • This church is notable for the unusual holy fresco on the outside wall of it. I noticed it while I was driving past it on local route buses. It is hard to miss it.  more »

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