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Znamenskaya chapel Valaam
Russia

I.Valaam. Znamenskaya chapel nearby central homestead.

Остров Валаам. Знаменская часовня неподалеку от центральной усадьбы.

Copyright: Dmitry Ruzov
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Geüpload: 25/09/2012
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