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Paraskeva Pyatnitsa Chapel, Krasnoyarsk

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Perched on the top of a hill, Paraskeva Pyatnitsa Chapel offers views of the city. Notice the padlocks on the fence of the observation deck, placed by wedding couples as a declaration of their love for each other. The small, octagonal, brick chapel in Old Russian style replaced a decaying wooden one in 1855. Look for a granite memorial plaque on the east front of the building commemorating the day in 1887 when Russian scientist and radio inventor Aleksander Popov observed the solar eclipse from the chapel. Work out when and for how long to visit Paraskeva Pyatnitsa Chapel and other Krasnoyarsk attractions using our handy Krasnoyarsk family vacation planner.
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  • Visited 4 January evening. It was very windy, so dress warmly. But look stunning opens! Places to go!
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  • This place was a guard tower, where Cossack guard led watch. Hill is pretty cool, in more ancient times, there was a pagan temple of Tatar. Neat Chapel tuttpojavilas' in the middle of the nineteenth century. Silhouette Temple, know everything, he is depicted on the 10-minute dissolve banknote. Next to the building there is an observation deck, offering a beautiful view of the central part of the city.
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  • In every town there is a Keeper. In Krasnoyarsk this Chapel Paraskeva Friday. On molennoe place. Soul rejoices! Honeymooners come to her to seal their Union, and 12:00 every day arms produces a shot. The chapel became a symbol of Krasnoyarsk and reflected on the 10 ₽ banknote.
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