Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, Moscow

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  • In the 17th century, the Emperor granted masters print yard lands (between the current streets of pipe and Sretenkoj) printers Temple was built. The exact date of construction of the first wooden church is not known. Some sources called the year 1625, other-1631. In the year 1659, the Church was completely rebuilt, but still remained timber. In 1695 the year wooden church was dismantled, and built a stone, in the Moscow Baroque style. It was dedicated in honor of the assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In the year 1812 Napoleonic soldiers looted and burned the temple. The following year the townspeople began its restoration. The final shape of the temple acquired during the period 1897-1902 year. Architect M.a. Aladin rebuilt the refectory building and Chapel. The refectory was built the Bell Tower. It was crowned with a small stone tent. In Soviet times, the Church was closed, the building of the temple were all kinds of institutions. In rebuilding the temple was returned to the RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH and in 1994 he was again consecrated the Temple of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Pechatniki.
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  • This church was built on the site of a wooden Parish Church of the Moscow print yard. In addition, its interior is depicted in the painting "the unequal marriage".
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  • Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos is opposite the Boulevard and will undoubtedly adorn the old Moscow Street. Previously, it was called the Church of the Dormition in Pechatniki and there was the exhibition "the Navy of the USSR in the 1980 years. The white stone Chapel 17 century, 1695, the refectory was built 1902 year, extremely comfortable and joyous. In this area lived printmakers in the 17 century.
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