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Small Church with a History

We visited this church very early in the morning when we were walking around the small village of... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
TubaKoseogluOkcu
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Istanbul, Turkey
A small local church, but worth a quick look if you are visiting Lake Baikal

After visiting some of the grand and highly decorated Russian Orthodox churches in Irkutsk, this... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Chris M
,
Canberra, Australia
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“honor” (3 reviews)
“century” (2 reviews)
“legend” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Listvyanka, Russia
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We visited this church very early in the morning when we were walking around the small village of Listvyanka. There is nothing spectacular about it at first glance, but it has an interesting story. First of all, this wooden church is the only ancient architectural...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

After visiting some of the grand and highly decorated Russian Orthodox churches in Irkutsk, this small local church might be a disappointment. It is a simpler place, but shows how everyday Russian worship. In a smaller, less grand, but likely much appreciated place of worship...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Listvyanka’s small mid-19th-century timber Church of St. Nicholas was built by Russian merchant, Ksenofont Serebryakov. Less than a mile away from the lake may be a spot you should not miss. A legend says that he had nearly drowned during a heavy storm on Lake...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

This church was built by a man who nearly drowned in the lake. It's very unorthodox construction according to our guide was because no construction crew would stay longer than one Siberian winter so it's a bit of a hodgepodge of styles. The interior also...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

is a beautiful church with lot of beautiful pic and make a wish for peace and health. the church was relocated due to the construction of hydropower station

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Reviewed 9 March 2016

Built by a man who nearly drowned on Lake Baikal in honor of St. Nicholas, this is a church made of almost entirely wood. It has several interesting architectural features and is worth a visit if you are in Listvyanka.

Thank rtrock
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