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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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  • Will not write that this temple rather than a monument. And so it is understandable. Very old and very beautiful. Located in the heart of the city. Next House pioneers! Haritonovskij garden. Go you will not regret
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  • Very beautiful church with its quiet atmosphere, much more appealing than Ivanovskaya church with lots of yard buildings, giving business and maniacal Temple-on-blood. Is in the city centre, but at the expense of location on Voznesenskaya Hill not feeling the thick of events and movements. Pleasant and very soulful place!
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  • One of the oldest Orthodox churches in the city. And one of the most popular (before the advent of "kol'kina supermarket"). Elegant, lightweight design as though flies through the air, reaffirming its name Temple of the Ascension of the Lord! And the internal situation matches the appearance-a sense of grace does when entering the Church, true spiritual place.
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