Zaikonospassky Monastery, Moscow

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  • This is a small church on Nikolskaya Street that can make an interesting place to visit. This is one of a handful of historic church buildings you can see in this area of Moscow. The facade is attract...  more »
  • On the new year decorated Street Nikolskaya, everywhere lights burned, the people of mass, and suddenly heard bells ringing from the Tower, very beautiful. Came closer, it turned out on this place was previously Academy where he studied m. Lomonosov.
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  • Go with St. Nicholas, where crowded and hustled, near red square and find yourself in peace and quiet, as if a door in a parallel reality.
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  • According to some researchers [clarify], on the site of the present monastery in the 14th century was "Spassky monastery on St. Nicholas Sacrum, the Sands, the old place" — t. n. Nikola monastery of old. It is believed that Spassky monastery for a number of rather Boris Godunov was founded in the year 1600, although it was first mentioned in historical documents in the books of the patriarchal order refers to the year 1635. The existence of it until the year 1610 confirms image on the "Sigizmundovom plan of Moscow. Thunar is the location for the benches where traded icons: Ivan Zabelin pointed to a document according to which March 12 1678 year "Patriarch was in the Spasove monastery, which for a number of rather"; in the year 1706, it was pointed out that in the year 1661 "June in 14 day Spassky monastery that for rather near the hagiorite Archimandrite Dionysius with the bratieju brow beat the great master".
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  • A wonderful shape and architecture of the monstery, reminded me of cerkiewkach in the East Polish, where many followers of orthodoxy. Just before I came across on the procession. Well, another stereotype was in ruins (such that Russia is a country of nonbelievers).
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  • History in Central Moscow. On the pedestrian route towards red square
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  • Interesting historical place, covered with the spirit of antiquity. An ancient temple in the process of restoration, services are held on the second floor, on the first floor until repair. I am glad that launched the bell tower that gives a special live, spiritual coloring Street Nikolskaya, a good Church opened shop. And, of course, very sad to see such an ancient sacred place vybirajushheesja, with difficulty, from the wreckage, smjatoe "great" October ... History of ...
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