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Stauropegic John The Baptist Convent, Moscow

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  • Founded at the beginning of the 16th century, maybe by Ivan the terrible himself (according to most sources), on this little hill not very far from the Kremlin, it is officially mentioned in documents...  read more »
  • Be sure to come here. It is a masterpiece. The temple is rich in its history, it has for many years provided a landlady Saltyčiha, which ruined many innocent girls. Advise everyone here to go. And learn about this I recommend you from Andrei Guide from "Moscow lanes".
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  • Competition for the construction of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiori marked the final victory of humanism in the heads and the Renaissance in art. 400 years later Renaissance got and to Moscow. Almost the exact architectural copy of the dome with Bruneleski 1870h years is crowned by an ancient monastery of Moscow. Place primečateleno not only his shaggy history, but also the fact that the monastery was built on the site of an abandoned Homestead, that is on the edge of 15 century.
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