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The Church of Ilya the Prophet, Yaroslavl
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Admire the well preserved floor-to-ceiling frescoes depicting stories from the Bible at The Church of Ilya the Prophet. Dating back to the mid-17th century, this church is known for its five pale-green onion domes. It also has the distinction of passing unscathed through the Communist revolution and years of Soviet rule, when most other churches were defaced or ruined. The church and its icons were preserved thanks to their conversion into an anti-religion museum during these periods. The church is closed during the colder months to preserve the original artwork, so be sure to check opening hours prior to your visit. Note that you must purchase a photo permit at the entrance of the church if you wish to photograph the frescoes and the interior. See The Church of Ilya the Prophet and all Yaroslavl has to offer by arranging your trip with our Yaroslavl tour planner.
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  • This object is required to attend all the tourists, I'm not a big lover of ancient architecture, but the Church the Sun is very beautiful.
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  • Took a tour of the architecture of the building from the outside, a beautiful mediaeval monument, inside were not, next time be sure to
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  • Ada banyak tempat wisata yang indah dan menarik untuk melihat di Yaroslavl, sebuah kota yang sangat menawan di sepanjang Volga dan anak-anak sungainya antara Moskow dan St Petersburg. Pada bukti kunju...  more »