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. Our Nizhny Novgorod trip generator makes visiting Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God and other Nizhny Novgorod attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Go past the Church is impossible. Walking through the Christmas Street necessarily see. Beautiful, bright! Beautiful views from all sides.
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  • Outwardly this bright Church located at Christmas Street and built in the early 18th century in Baroque style. Decoration of the city and the street. To view her inside must climb the stairs (entrance is on top). Inside is quite a traditional atmosphere, yielding an external impression. Recommend Church is located in a pretty well-kept condition.
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  • Christmas Church looks precious carved casket. Unheard of lush white stone carvings is the vine, flowers, apples, pears, pomegranates, shell and pinstripes — covers its walls a solid carpet. Compared to the luxurious interior of the Church's external decoration looks relatively modestly. Instead, the iconostasis is something striking. His fine carving buxom exclusively and colorful painting simply staggering. Icons are painted in the manner of the beginning of the 18th century. There is a legend associated with Peter first. But you can read about it on the Internet. Review to describe all the advantages of this church.
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