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Znamensky Monastery, Irkutsk
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  • Znamensky monastery in Irkutsk is one of the oldest monasteries in Siberia. Built in the style of Siberian Baroque. Construction commenced in the year 1689. At first he was wooden and v1757 year, the stone church was laid ... In 1872, the monastery was opened a hospital for monastics. 1889 year Act exemplary school female spiritual school. He worked as a hospice House, was later opened a girls ' school, parochial school and orphanage for children. from 1936 to 1945, the Cathedral was closed. In 1945, he was returned to the Church. Life of the monastery was revived in 1994. In znamenskaya Church preserved ancient objects of decoration: Baroque gilded carved iconostasis, the icons, the salaries work Irkutsk serebrennikov. Required to attend!
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  • Not a very large monastery (although a Russian friend insisted it was really a convent), but packed with history. A statue for the Admiral presides the entrance and several graves of Decemberists and ...  more »
  • At the end of the 18th century in the vicinity of the city of Irkutsk was founded Irkutsk female apparition of the Holy Mother of God monastery. At the moment this is the only monastery built before the October revolution, preserved on the territory of the city of Irkutsk. In the period from the year 1784, when by the Decree of Empress Catherine II in the territory began to close the General and parish Churchyards, znamensky monastery escaped this fate. But putting within the monastery became a special people. Not the full list is as follows: G.i. Shelikhov, v.f. Kalygin, Decembrists: P.a. Mukhanov, Panov n.a., Beschasnov, Ekaterina Trubetskaya with children, etc. For all these graves, as well as to the relics of St. innocent Kul'chitskogo lead excursions, interesting.
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