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Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin in Medvedkovo

  • Lenino, Russia
  • st. Reserved, and 52, the city of Moscow 
  • +7 (499) 186-86-47 
    Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin in Medvedkovo is situated in the north of Moscow. It was built by Prince Dimitri Pazharskіm on the river Yauza in his native village to commemorate the victory over the interventionists national militia. The temple is one with interesting examples shatrovaga Architecture in Moscow, built before the reforms of Patriarch Nikon, which banned the construction of tent churches. It is interesting that at the entrance to the temple of the Holy Virgin preserved ancient carved stone with a double-headed eagle, means a permanent presence in the Church members of the ruling family.

    South aisle of the church consecrated in honor of St. Sergius of Radonezh, and the north - first in honor of St. Anthony the Roman, but in 1652 pereosvyaschen in the name of the nine martyrs. Stored at the temple icon Cathedral of Sts elders Optsіnskіh and Blessed Matrona of Moscow with relics. According to legend, when the temple was kept so-called Altar Gospel Medvedkovo 1681, miniatures for which she sang the Princess Sophia.
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