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Cathedral of the Annunciation, Voronezh
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The Annunciation Cathedral in Voronezh is one of the tallest Eastern Orthodox churches in the world.The existing five-domed building of the cathedral with an attached bell tower was erected between 1998 and 2009. It was patterned after St. Vladimir's Cathedral, built in the late 19th century in a Russo-Byzantine style harking back to the works of Konstantin Thon and demolished by the Bolsheviks in the 20th century.The church takes its name from the eponymous Ukrainian Baroque cathedral that was built in 1718-35 in place of an earlier church commissioned by St. Mitrofan of Voronezh; it was destroyed by the Soviets in the 1950s. The existing bell tower echoes the one designed for the old cathedral by Giacomo Quarenghi.A monument to St. Mitrofan, whose relics are kept inside, was unveiled in front of the church in 2003.
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  • The Cathedral is very big and beautiful outside. Inside is also very beautiful wall paintings IO ceiling, the truth has not yet completed everything. Worth a visit!
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  • A magical place for making yourself and search inside myself I Cathedral is located in the city centre, not far from the place of arrival in the city-Vokzal Plaza. A great place to start exploring spiritual attractions-the cradle of the Russian fleet. The Cathedral represents all the beauty and breadth of the Russian soul and faith. Inside each feel itself baby creator. This creation of astounding beauty and Serene Highness. The magnitude is truly broad. The height of the Cathedral is equal to the latitude of thoughts ....
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  • It's just great. Staggering scale and beauty. Very beautiful well appointed Church territory. Advise rosetit'.
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