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The Church of Ascension, Yekaterinburg

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Sitting at one of the highest spots in the town, The Church of Ascension boasts a bright blue-and-white facade, shiny gilded domes, and Baroque-style ornaments. Dating back to 1792, the church ranks among the oldest in town. Recently restored, it brightens up its surroundings and serves as a temple for the devotional community. See the old icons and gilded details inside and read information about the last Russian tsar, Nicholas Romanov, and his family, who were executed at this church's original location. To visit The Church of Ascension and get the most from your holiday in Yekaterinburg, create itinerary details personal to you using our Yekaterinburg itinerary maker.
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  • I prefer the old churches over the new. It is just across the street from the Church on the Blood. The communist statue between the two churches seems out of place, but is also part of the Russian his...  more »
  • here place for pray. Many ortodox christian people go to that place. Only not full comfortable. That charche have 2 floors, not comfortable for invalids.  more »
  • This is a really nice cathedral The interior and exterior is worth seeing. I really like the light blue coloration on the outside.  more »