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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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  • Nice looking new with well-groomed territory around. While a few steps away from him are actually interesting places and objects in Voronezh.
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  • Cathedral of the Annunciation is very big and beautiful. Beside the Cathedral is the playground that I much surprised
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  • New Voronezh shrine, immediately became one of the main attractions of the city. Cathedral opened its doors in 2009 year, receiving the name destroyed during the war, the construction of Mitrofan'evskogo mostyrja. In size, it is one of the tallest Orthodox churches churches in the world. In Russia he is third in the list. One of the main relics of this place serve power first bishop of Voronezh, Peter l-companion of St. mitrophan. He also consecrated the first ships of the Russian fleet. 
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