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Pokrovskaya Church

At the end of Seydi Kochesi, Mary 745400, Turkmenistan
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Red brick orthodox church

Pokrovskaya Church with it's smart red brick exterior is quite eye catching. It is loving kept by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
simply-peregrinating
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Burnley, United Kingdom
Russian Orthodox Church

In need of some restoration but obviously well cared for by local people. The place is full of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clarky57
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York, United Kingdom
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“Red brick orthodox church”
5 weeks ago
“Beautiful church”
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At the end of Seydi Kochesi, Mary 745400, Turkmenistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pokrovskaya Church with it's smart red brick exterior is quite eye catching. It is loving kept by local families, who on our visit were polishing bells and cleaning inside. The light airy interior has blue walls and ceiling decorated with many icons. Just down the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In need of some restoration but obviously well cared for by local people. The place is full of icons which fill all the walls

Thank Clarky57
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The church is absolutely lovely. The interior is a fabulous blue and adorned with many icon images. Great place to visit.

Thank Elizabeth_and_David
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

The church is not located directly downtown, so it is a bit out of the tourists tours, which means you can enjoy it all to yourself. It is absolutely worth a quick detour: beautiful brick structure, rich orthodox style inside, friendly locals to chat with.

Thank ffrige
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Pokrovskaya Church in Mary Tk is a Russian Orthodox church that we stopped in to see for a few minutes and say a prayer for a friend back home who is ailing. Beautiful architecture, skulls in the church which was neat and not something...More

Thank JGDynamo
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

The exterior and interior of this church is interesting. The interior was interesting because of the large emphasis on skulls which is something that you rarely see in churches.

Thank bobca1947
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Really not worth the effort of finding this other than its one of the few tsarist buildings in town. Grumpy lady runs it and was only interested in donations and keeping floor clean.

Thank Travelpossums
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

"Exotic" Russian church worth a look but only if in Mary! The interior is nothing special. Only the exterior attracts a lot. Convenient if the church is closed...

Thank incahueca
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

After seeing many Russian Churches all over the world, this one was just "no big deal." We spent a few minutes inside and as you walk in and out, there are people trying to "hustle" you to take pictures for money. The total visit is...More

Thank stevesol6718
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

The brickish red color on the outside is eye-catching. It was beautiful inside and a service was being conducted when we were visiting

Thank ChiKri
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