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Assumption Cathedral (Uspenskij sobor), Omsk

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  • The Cathedral is located in the heart of the city. Recently built, on the site of the destroyed Temple. In the days of my life at this place of the Institute were flower beds with roses
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  • One of the biggest cathedrals in Omsk. Very beautiful. Takes his grandiloquence. One of the most visited temples in Omsk, located in the heart of the city.
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  • At the end of the 19th century, it was decided the money raised to expand the Vosresenskogo Cathedral in Omsk, to build a temple in the heart of the city, on the former site of the city of groves. Originally anticipated that this would be the Church of the Ascension, but in 1895, the year after the establishment of the Orthodox Eparchy of Omsk, the Uspensky Cathedral decided to call it a cathedral. Architect e. Virrih based project St. Petersburg church of the Savior on the blood of the year 1894, executed a. Parlandom. When the Omsk Temple was not a copy, and refining the architectural solution that temple architecture was commonplace. Construction was started on 16 July 1891 year. The Cathedral's foundation stone was laid by travelling around the country, Nikolai Alexandrovich, Tsarevich, the future Russian Emperor Nicholas II. Originally managed by engineer a. Leshevich. After his departure, with 14 October 1897 year guide takes regional engineer a. Jejnarovich. 9 September 1898 the first Omsk Cathedral was consecrated by Bishop Gregory. August 26, 1912 year in Omsk is widely celebrated the centenary of the Patriotic War of 1812 onwards. In the Cathedral of the assumption was completed and liturgy for the funeral ceremony for the Emperor Alexander I, then on the square in front of the temple is a solemn prayer. February 21, 1913 year in the Cathedral celebrated a prayer service in honor of 300 anniversary of the Romanov Dynasty. After the service, a procession is organised and Church parade. After the civil war the temple passed "renovationists" (representatives of the currents of the Russian Orthodox Church who were of relevance to the Bolsheviks). But with the 1923 year of service at the temple ceased definitively. The building passed to the Soviet authorities, empty for a long time. In 1933, with the Cathedral bells were removed and melted down for the needs of industrialization of the country. In 1934 year the whole Church was transferred to the newly created Museum of atheism and subsequently lost. February 17, 1935 year on the proposal of the Chief of the NKVD of the Omsk Salynja at the meeting of the Presidium of Omsk Oblast Executive Committee of the Board of RK and CD, it was decided to demolish the building. In the same year the Cathedral was dynamited. Intended use the bricks of the Cathedral for the new building of the regional NKVD, but after the explosion, they were unsuitable for construction. It is noteworthy that the remains of the Temple had existed for a long time. the year 1999 on the site of the former Cathedral worship cross is installed. July 11, 2005 Government of Omsk region decides to recreate the assumption Cathedral as a monument of history and culture of the Omsk Irtysh region. October 14, 2005 was held the ceremony of laying the first foundation stone for a new Cathedral. January 14, 2006 year started construction of the brick walls. In July of the same year were consecrated 13 bells (weighing 5.5 tons). On Christmas Eve, January 6, 2007 year, bells sounded for the first time on the new Bell Tower. March 30, 2007 year was raised by the main dome of the Cathedral. on April 16 there is a cross. May 31, 2007 year were installed ceramic icons, which became the main decoration of the external walls of the temple. 2 July, began assembling the iconostasis. The new assumption Cathedral was solemnly consecrated July 15, 2007 year.
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