Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God

  • Tambov, Russia
  • Russia, Tambov region, Tambov, street Gorky, d. 3 
  • +7 (4752) 72-76-19 
    Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God - this is the famous Orthodox Church in the city of Tambov, Tambov that belongs to the diocese. Kazan church is located on the territory of the Kazan Mother of God of the Holy Monastery. Began to build another church under Catherine II in 1791. It was consecrated in 1796 in honor of Our Lady of Kazan. This stone building of summer-type cold, so services were held only during the warmer months.

    Until 1918 the monastery and church perform their functions, but after the revolution, the monastery was closed. In its place in the 20-30-ies of XX century was Tambov Provincial Cheka. And in the temple of Our Lady of Kazan branch located state archives of the Tambov region. Later the monastery were destroyed bell tower and the necropolis.

    Only in the years of perestroika, in the 90s, the restoration of the monastery and the church. The main restoration of the church was completed in 2007, after which the Bishop of Tambov and Michurinsk Theodosius consecrated the church. Since 2009, construction began on the bell tower destroyed. 

    The church is famous for being the world's only Orthodox church, whose walls are painted in grisaille technique. This is a technique in which drawing is done in a single color, most often it is or gray or sepia, shadow and light transition is achieved using primary color halftone image.

    At present, the Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God acts, but it being restored.
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Kazan Mother of God Orthodox Monastery
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