Church of Saint George

Church of St. George  photo - Staraya Ladoga
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Church of Saint George (XII century).

According to the legend in 1164, Ladoga withstood the siege of the Swedes, and then calling for help Novgorod, Ladoga drove the enemy and completely crushed him at the mouth of the Voronega river. In honor of this victory, the Church of St. George the Victorious was erected.
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View of the Church of St. George from the fortress wall.


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Staraya Ladoga is a village in the Leningrad region, once the capital of Russia, now there is the oldest stone fortress, the grave of the Wise Oleg, ancient temples and monasteries.

 


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