Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God, Nizhny Novgorod

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Rising above the streets and the river, Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God serves as a structure of high national importance and a solid example of Stroganov Baroque architecture. This 18th-century monument, often described as the town's most striking creation, features a red and white ornamented facade and domes of multiple colored tiles. Inside you'll see gilded details and numerous icons, including representations of Saint Nicholas and the Virgin Mary. A dress code usually applies at the site, especially during service times; it's best to dress modestly with your knees and shoulders covered when entering. See Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God and all Nizhny Novgorod has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nizhny Novgorod online trip maker .
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  • August 11, 2017
    I first came into the Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos (Stroganov) as a young child, when there was a branch of the Gorky Museum. Remember that and then it was awesome and very beautiful church. For a long time I was not in love with her, but after she returned to Nizhny Novgorod diocese, I again came to her. The Church has a long history. Caspian camping Peter began in the spring of the year 1722. To 26 May procession of ships arrived in Lower Novgorod. Peter I stopped at the home of "eminent person Grigory Stroganov, who almost before the arrival of Peter built in Nizhny Novgorod, two ornate Church. Christmas Church (consecrated in 1719, in honor of the Theotokos Cathedral, but today more known under the name of Christmas) was erected near Stroganov owned wharves and warehouses of salt. There is a legend that Peter may 29, listening to Vigil service in the Church learned of the Stroganov icons Caravaca (artist, performed for Peter the great icons for Petropavlovsk or Trinity Cathedral, but who were worse than those seen between Tsar before going abroad), ordered to seal the Church and investigate why they are here. The veracity of this tradition, there is no evidence, but really the Church somehow was sealed in the year 1722 and open already when Catherine I in 1727 year. 30 may, Peter in the House of Nizhny Novgorod Mayor James Pushnikova solemnly celebrated its fiftieth anniversary day, coinciding with the day celebrate the Nizhny Novgorod.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Good morning, friends! Another landmark of our city is the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The temple is the most famous and beautiful. Located close to the river station, so people who come to Nizhny Novgorod on the ship, be sure to visit it. Only 10 minutes leisurely step, and you'll get a chance to visit this temple. The current Temple. Come, see, enjoy, write little notes, pray ...
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  • August 2, 2017
    Beautiful and colorful, white and Red exterior with Baroque decorations, spires with yellow, red and green tiles, very reminiscent of Saint Basil of Moscow Interior sacred icons and sculptures, very visited by the local faithful
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