Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Church Exploded in 1964 to be Reconstructed in Moscow
7.02.2012 11:04
Church Exploded in 1964 to be Reconstructed in Moscow
Photo: wikipedia.org

Transfiguration of Christ Church of the 18th century was the last church blown up by Soviet authorities in Moscow.
      
      Six drafts of the church made by the architect Ivanov in 1884 have come down to us and will serve as the basis for modern reconstruction of the relic.
      
      It used to be a regimental church of the 1st Preobrazhenskiy Regiment of Life Guards. The church was blown up under the Soviet power in 1964; however, the underground base of the church survived, and a cross was set up on this point.
      
      Archaeological works were carried out in the underground part of the church. Reconstruction of the church in Preobrazhensky Square in Moscow may take not less than three years. Rarities unearthed during archeological excavations will be displayed in the church museum.
      
      Source: ria.ru
Author: Vera Ivanova


Tags: Russian Churches Orthodoxy Archeology Moscow Architecture  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

200 Greatest Masterpieces of World Art Imagined in Pushkin Fine Arts Museum
24.10.2016
Silmarillion Opera Live in Moscow Metro Tonight!
12.05.2017
Duelist Heads Russian Film Distribution
07.10.2016
Good Boy Takes Grand Prize of Kinotavr Film Festival
14.06.2016
Musicians of Novosibirsk Philharmonics to Perform The Beatles' Songs
15.01.2017



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Russian people  Ivan Grozny  Archeology  Lipetsk Region  Moscow State University  Irkutsk  Sberbank CIB  Moscow  Days of Finland  camel races  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Tambov Region  Amur River  foods import ban  Russian billionaires  Pskov Region  Painting  visa-free regime  Yaroslavl   Khabarovsk  Valery Gergiev  Primorsky Territory  Dagestan Republic  migration rules in Russia  Russian machine-building plants  Jazz  Animal Protection  Sberbank  The Nutcracker  Russian churches  Russian Cinema  Eurovision  Mathematicians  Arkhangelsk  Russian tourism  Russian Literature  Transaero  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian Premier League  Russian history  oil and gas   VTB Group  Brazilian pork  Vympelcom  activity holidays  Museum Night  Russian business  media  Yevgeny Vakhtangov Theatre  Design 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites