Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

  • Gremyachki, Russia
  • Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, ul.Strelka 3a. 
    This majestic cathedral is the third largest in height among all Russian churches and is located at the traditional venue of the Nizhny Novgorod Fair. We are talking about Alexander Nevsky Cathedral on the right. The first stone was laid July 15, 1868 g, the Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, and all construction was carried out by the architect, RJ Kileveyna.

    From 1869 to the 1870s were carried out major construction work and made the overlap on charitable donations. Icons painted by famous painter FA Moscow Sokolov. In addition, the icons were transferred to Macarius Monastery. July 20, 1881, the cathedral was consecrated in the name of St. Alexander Nevsky. For decades, the temple was popular among buyers as well as among ordinary citizens.

    Unfortunately, in 1930, in accordance with the decision of the Soviet authorities decided temple is closed, and church utensils and icons confiscated. Icons used as firewood to heat the local households. Parishioners were able to preserve the miraculous icon of the Mother of God of the Holy Cross, which until recently were stored in Vysokoe church.

    For a long time the temple was used as a warehouse or residential areas. Only from 1980 began large-scale restoration work on the creation of new tents, murals and iconostasis on archival documents. Currently, you can visit and admire pyatishatrovy amazing cathedral with a large gilded head.
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Sights nearby

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Bell "Cathedral" in Nizhny Novgorod
Arrow Oka and Volga
River port of Nizhny Novgorod
Temporary belfry in the church of Alexander Nevsky
Regional traffic police
Kanavinsky Bridge
Nizhny Novgorod Fair
Building of the former dispensary for ship workers in Nizhny Novgorod
Restaurant "Weeping Willow"
The building of the former City of tea on the Lower Volga embankment
Cafe "Mother Chang"
Golitsyn Manor in Nizhny Novgorod
House Michurina in Nizhny Novgorod
Park of the Lenin Komsomol
Manor Stroganoff in Nizhny Novgorod
All Saints Church
Profitable House Abmelek-Lazarevs in Nizhny Novgorod
Teahouse "Skullcap" in Nizhny Novgorod
Merchant House Stroganoff
Sobolev house in Nizhny Novgorod
Restaurant "La Cantinetta da Roberto"
Body of the Association of engineering production of "good and Nabgolts"
The building of the monastery monastery "Florischeva deserts"
Christmas Street

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