The Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Khamovniki
2, Lva Tolstogo street
+7 (499) 246-72-08
How to reach the object: M: Park Kultury
The temple was built at Tsar Fedor Alekseevich time in 1679-82, in Khamovniki. It is constructed in style of Moscow baroque. In the 18th century- was built a chapel of St. Demetrius Rostovskiy, It was later replaced by a chapel of the icon of Our Lady "Surety of Sinners". The temple facades are decorated with tiles, windows with conventional and stellate kokoshniks, brick aprons, ceramic inserts. The point of interest of the church - remote (during religious processions) mica lamp of XVII. The temple has never closed. Shrines: Icon (1686), of St. Alexis, Metropolitan of Moscow, with the image of the Kremlin's Spassky Gate , five icons of the Mother of God - Smolenskaya (XVII cent.), Vladimirskaya(a gift from the Patriarch Pimen in honor of the 300th anniversary of the temple), "Soothe My Sorrows," "Quick to Hearken" and "Three Hands" the icon of the Martyr John the Soldier(XVIII century).