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Old-Tikhvin Church of the Ascension, Torzhok

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  • This was the first church we visited in Torzhok. It's a wooden church where restoration work is still in progress. This church was built on the ruins of a 12th century church and the foundations can b...  more »
  • We visited the church as part of a tour. There are few wooden churches left, but this one is in great condition. You can see where some parts have been sympathetically replaced/repaired, only by the s...  more »
  • The first mention of the wooden church of Tikhvin icon of the Theotokos dates back to the 17th century already! How wonderful that it saved till our days. It is a bit like Nicholas Chapel in suzdal. And that, and the other, by the way, the domes are decorated with carved Aspen shingles, as in Pskov!.. The Church is now being renovated. And from her (she stands on a steep bank Tvertsa) very beautiful! Though not in the historical part of the city, but still-beautiful.
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