Smolensk, churches and temples

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In Smolensk, on my surprise, there were many churches.

Catholic church
Catholic church. One of the most wonderful finds for a trip.

Catholic church, a view from an apse
Church is in a deplorable state, I hope will restore. That he war has endured a miracle and costs till now. The full name — Temple of Immaculate conception of Maiden Maria (crossroads of streets Uritsky and Pamfilova).

Preobrazhenskiy Avraamiev monastery
Preobrazhenskiy Avraamiev monastery.

Sacred George's church
Sacred George's Church.

Sacred George's Church and one of private sector small streets in the centre of Smolensk
Sacred George's Church and one of private sector small streets in the centre of Smolensk.

Uspensky cathedral

Uspensky cathedral in Smolensk

Temple mountain
Ladder conducting on Temple mountain to Uspensky cathedral. The address of a place of shooting: Smolensk, Big Soviet street (before revolution — Big Blagoveshchensk).

 Uspensky cathedral

 Uspensky cathedral and monument to Kutuzov
Uspensky cathedral and monument to Kutuzov.

Memorial park
Memorial park (park of soldiers-internationalists)

Chapel in park of soldiers-internationalists

Memorial park
Monument in memory of the soldiers-internationalists, stylised as a chapel.

Memorial park
Drawings at the basis repeating, their two: soldier and two women — mother and wife.

Smolensk orthodox grammar school
Smolensk orthodox grammar school. The address: Smolensk, Soboleva street, 1. The grammar school is «built in» a fortification wall. And still I was surprised with two symmetric belltowers.

Troitsk cathedral
Troitsk cathedral of the Piously-Troitsk female monastery.

Troitsk cathedral of the Piously-Troitsk female monastery, view from the Big Soviet street
Troitsk cathedral of the Piously-Troitsk female monastery, view from the Big Soviet street.

Altar of Pavlovsk church
Altar of the Pavlovsk church, one of the oldest in a city.

Benches at Pavlovsk church
Benches at Pavlovsk church rather nice, as well as church absolutely without whitewashing outside — a brutal red brick.

Preobrazhenskiy church and tower Veseluha
Preobrazhenskiy church and tower Veseluha.

 Old church


Churches in Smolensk infinite quantity, it only a small part from historical city centre.

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