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This Famous 850 Yr Old Russian Church looks Like it Is Floating on a River (Church on the Nerl)

A collection of some of the best photographs of this traditional Russian symbol, which is also on the list of UNESCO sites.


The world-famous white-stone Church of the Protection of Most Holy Mother of God on the Nerl River marks its 850th anniversary this year, 2015. According to the Life of its builder, Holy Right-believing Prince Andrei Bogoliubsky, the church was erected in 1165 in honor of the prince's son, who had died. Notably, the feast of the Protection of the Mother of God was established in the Russian Church service rubrics and practice through the efforts of Prince Andrei. Pravoslavie.ru and OrthoChristian.com present a gallery of some of the best photographs of this traditional Russian symbol, which is also on the list of UNESCO sites.

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Tatiana Belyakova | mistral_t.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Edward Gorgeyev | egord.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Dimitry Moiseenko | dmitry.moiseenko

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Tatiana Belyakova | mistral_t.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Tatiana Belyakova | mistral_t.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Mikhail Shmelev | michaelshmelev.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Mikhail Shmelev | michaelshmelev.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Tatiana Belyakova | mistral_t.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Edward Gorgeyev | egord.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Mikhail Shmelev | michaelshmelev.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Tatiana Belyakova | mistral_t.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Edward Gorgeyev | egord.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Vasily Nesterenko | Православие.Ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Dennis Larkin | den-larkin.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Mikhail Shmelev | michaelshmelev.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Mikhail Shmelev | michaelshmelev.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Edward Gorgeyev | egord.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Mikhail Shmelev | michaelshmelev.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Sergei Ershov | sergey-ershov.livejournal.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Edward Gorgeyev | egord.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Tatiana Belyakova | mistral_t.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Edward Gorgeyev | egord.photosight.ru

Храм Покрова на Нерли. Фото: Сергей Ершов | sergey-ershov.livejournal.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Sergei Ershov | sergey-ershov.livejournal.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Sergei Ershov | sergey-ershov.livejournal.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Edward Gorgeyev | egord.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Mikhail Shmelev | michaelshmelev.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Vasily Nesterenko | Православие.Ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Tatiana Belyakova | mistral_t.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Mikhail Shmelev | michaelshmelev.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Edward Gorgeyev | egord.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Vasily Nesterenko | Православие.Ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Tatiana Belyakova | mistral_t.photosight.ru

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Mikhail Shmelev | michaelshmelev.com

Church of the Protection on the Nerl Photo: Dimitry Moiseenko | dmitry.moiseenko

Panoramic view of Church of the Protection of the Mother of God and the surrounding area

Источник: www.AirPano.ru


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