Zaraysk. Cathedral. Interior (2010)
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Zaraysk. Cathedral. Interior (2010)

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Собор Усекновения Главы Иоанна Предтечи в Зарайске (новый)

Дата основания: не позже XVI в.
Дата постройки последнего здания: 1901-1904

Обширный однокупольный собор в стиле неоклассицизма, построен на месте церкви 1820-х А. А. Бахрушиным. Боковые приделы Петропавловский (справа) и Князь-Владимирский (слева). Закрыт в 1930-х, открыт в 1992.

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