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Snt Alexander Svirsky Skit Inside
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Ladoga. Snt Alexander Svirsky Skit inside decoration.

Ладожское озеро. Валаамский архипелаг. Остров Святой. Скит преподобного Александра Свирского.

 Внутреннее убранство.

Copyright: Dmitry ruzov
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Caricate: 06/10/2012
Aggiornato: 16/10/2012
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