Church Spasa on the City
Church of the Origin Fair Drev Kresta Gospodnja that on the City the Known name - Church Spasa on the City. It is constructed in 1673. The stone church in the spirit of the Yaroslavl architecture of XVII century, is constructed on means of a merchant of I.Kislov.
Warm southern Nikolsky (nowadays Serafima Sarovsky) a side-altar is capitally reconstructed in style of classicism in 1831 then the porch is built. It is closed in 1929-1930, and served as a warehouse. It is opened in 2003, services are spent mainly in a southern side-altar.
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The earliest period of Russian history was ruled by the Novgorod Republic and Kievan Rus, which was the first Russian state dating back to 800AD in Kiev.
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Text by Steve Smith.