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Kolomenskoe. The Church of Ascension.
The Church of Ascension.

The Church of Ascension is a unique monument included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Copyright: Андрей Ильин
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Chargée: 04/09/2008
Mis à jour: 02/02/2012
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Alexander Zhivitsky
Ascension Church in Kolomenskoye. Rain. Under the porch. Mocsow.
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Kolomenskoye. After rain. Mocsow.
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Ascension Church in Kolomenskoye. After rain. Mocsow.
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