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Cathedral of the Virgin of the Sign (Znamensky)

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My group was very happy to see the beautiful Cathedral of the Virgin of the Sign nice to see it... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Nacy J
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Melbourne, Australia
The chuch of 17 century

The Znamensky cathedral was built on 1688 for the icon of "Virgin of the Sign". Typical... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2016
West T
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Moscow, Russia
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A part of the Moscow kingdom in the 17th century, the city of Novgorod had begun to adopt Moscow’s architectural style, typified by this cathedral.
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Torgovaya Storona, Veliky Novgorod 173000, Russia
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Znamensky cathedral was built on 1688 for the icon of "Virgin of the Sign". Typical monument of Russian architecture of the XVII century. Facade is decorated with mural paintings and tiled inserts. Interior painting is made Kostroma masters in 1702, well preserved, interesting motives...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2016
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My group was very happy to see the beautiful Cathedral of the Virgin of the Sign nice to see it The guide give us a lot of story the history if the church.

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Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Znamensky cathedral was built on 1688 for the icon of "Virgin of the Sign". Typical monument of Russian architecture of the XVII century. Facade is decorated with mural paintings and tiled inserts. Interior painting is made Kostroma masters in 1702, well preserved, interesting motives...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2015

The church takes its name from an event in 1169, during the siege that the soldiers coming from the city of Suzdal helded around the city of Novgorod. This event was narrated in a large number of paintings, some of which can be seen in...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2012

While many of the cathedrals you visit in Russia are in amazingly restored, you won't find many that are practically in their original state. This is what adds beauty to the Cathedral of the Virgin of the Sign (also known as the Cathedral of Our...More

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