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Sretensky Monastery, Moscow

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  • You must visit it, if you like understand better Russian culture and listen may be the best Cristian Chorus in the world. Not every tourist like to see churches, but Orthodox painting and chorus are f...  more »
  • Founded by the Prince Vasili 1st in 1397, it was located near the Red Square but at the beginning of the 16th century it was moved to where it is now, unfortunately the original buildings did not surv...  more »
  • The place where the copy of the shroud of Turin is impressive, there is felt a powerful stream of energy. Generally good and calm enough monastery.
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  • The new church of martyrs and confessors is a "must go" in Moscow. Has one advantage over Christ the Savior, you can take pics. Beautiful place and no far from the metro station. Woman please don't forget this is a religious place, don't use miniskirts or shorts and you must cover your head.
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  • The monastery was founded in 1397 by Prince Vasili I in Kuchkovom field in memory of the miraculous events as reported by the Chronicle sources. According to the Chronicles, 26 August 1395 year procession, headed by Bishop Cyprian, met the miraculous image of the Vladimir icon of the mother of God, a piece of Vladimir-on-Kliazma. A day later, Timur-Tamerlane turned South. Before him lay defenseless Moscow was saved. In memory of the deliverance from invasion on the ground of the presentation of the wonder-working image of the Virgin was founded by the sretensky monastery. 26 August annually here transferred Vladimir icon of the procession from the Cathedral of the assumption. The feast of Vladimir icon was the main local holiday in Moscow.
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