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Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin in Petushki

  • Petushki, Russia
  • Kibirevsky Avenue, 2, city Petushki, Vladimir region 
    When the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared exactly in the Vladimir region is still not known. For the first time on the monastery spoke at the beginning of the XVI century. Then she was in the village of Popovka, now the city of End of the Line and it's just a wooden church. Her burned Tatars during the invasion of Russia. After the defeat of the Golden Horde, the temple was restored, but he served for a short time. He was burned in the Time of Troubles. After this tragic event abode long hesitated to renew. About 50 years in its place stood ordinary wooden cross.

    Construction of the stone church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary began in 1904. Money for this good cause identified local industry merchant IV Kuznetsov. At his request, the monastery made in the Russian style with modern elements. In this form it survived until our days.

    It is noteworthy that for all time of existence of the monastery never closed. It works even in the Soviet period, when there was a persecution of the Orthodox churches. The only victim in this temple bells. They were dropped from the godless roof.
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