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Uspenskiy Admiralty temple

Russia, Voronezh region, Voronezh, St. Sophia Perovskaya, 9
+7 (473) 254-27-65

Uspensky Admiralty temple is the oldest preserved Church of Voronezh. Full name of the Church — Dormition of the Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary. The patronal feast of the Church — the Dormition of our most Holy Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary (28 August).

Assumption (Admiralty) Church is an architectural monument of the XVII century. It was rebuilt and changed several times, so in architecture it mixed different styles. Five-domed bushel with a low three-lobed apse (height 13,1 m) belongs to the pre-Petrine time. In the spirit of classicism designed rectangular refectory and a three-tiered bell tower (height of 21.4 m last). The temple murals plastered. A plot of land in the jurisdiction of the temple – 0,142 ha.

It is anticipated that the laying of the temple took place in the first decade of the Foundation of the fortress Voronezh. Assumption Church is the only extant monument that is closely associated with shipbuilding and the formation of the Russian fleet under Peter I. the King first arrived in Tucson in February 1696. It is near the Dormition Church, he found the most convenient place for the construction of sailing ships. The restoration of the temple and continued at the present time.

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