Church of St. Nicholas in Tolmachy
Maly Tolmachevsky Pereulok, 9
How to reach the object: M: Tretjakovskaya
The Museum Church of St. Nicholas in Tolmachy has the status of the chapel at the Tretyakov Gallery. Much of its attire includes exhibit items from the museum collection. These are the icons of the central and side iconostasis, including the "Saint Nicholas", " Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Disciples," and the altar crosses and liturgical objects. In the church-museum, in a specially designed icon-case is kept the greatest sanctuary and the world-renowned piece of art, the pride of the Gallery Collection – the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God ("The Virgin of Vladimir"). Its presence in the church of St. Nicholas in Tolmachy allows combining the religious and artistic nature of this monument.