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Kirillo-Afanasiyevskiy Monastery of the Yaroslavl Diocese of Russian Orthodox Church

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Beautiful Mosaics

This monastery was built in the 13th century, but most of the mosiacs date to the 16th century... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
LCTravel17
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Little Rock, Arkansas
A different view of a monestary

Known as St Cyril or Beloozero's or the Goritsy Monestary or the Kirillo-Belozersky Monestary, the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2014
nadojeff
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San Diego CA
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5 Jul 2017
“Beautiful Mosaics”
20 Aug 2014
“A different view of a monestary”
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Chelyuskintsev Sq., 15, Yaroslavl 150000, Russia
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

This monastery was built in the 13th century, but most of the mosiacs date to the 16th century. Atop the domes of the churches were golden Sputnik shaped fixtures. Four priests were singing accapella which sounded fantastic in those accustics.

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Reviewed 20 August 2014

Known as St Cyril or Beloozero's or the Goritsy Monestary or the Kirillo-Belozersky Monestary, the place was built in 1397 and features walls that are 22 feet thick. The monastery was founded in 1397 on the bank of Lake Siverskoye, to the south from the...More

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