Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Autumn is a time of cloudy and gloomy weather, and to feel the atmosphere in a proper way, we decided to go to a really atmospheric place. One of abandoned churches near Yaropolets, which was built in 1780-s, fits the concept very well.

The Kazan Our Lady Icon’s Church ia a unique landmark of XVIII century. The two domes are identical to each other, as well as the temple and the mausoleum under them.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Here are some copies of the church draft dated by about 1770 – 1780-s.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

The idea of combining a church with a burial gave a birth to an architectural composition unique for Russia.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

In 1917 a hurricane teared the crosses away from the domes.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

The interior of the church is made in a far more artistic style than the exterior.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Both photos below were made in the beginning of the XX century.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

The project of Duke Chernishov gravestone – an outstanding piece of sculpture of the 18th century.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

And here are some photos made in the Tverskaya region. They are mostly bright and colorful, agianst the background of previous ones.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

The Church of Archangel Michael is dated by 1790-1840-s.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

The embrasures are almost totally ruined and there are only pillars holding up the dome.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

The church of Ivan Predtetcha, Ivanovskoe village, the Tverskaya region.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

The church was built in 1779 on the money of a local landowner.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

The church was closed in 1935.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Next comes St. Nicolas the Miracle-Worker Church, situated in Gurevo village and built approximately in 1874.

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

Abandoned, Still Beautiful Churches

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  2. [possible_flamebyte] “In 1917 a hurricane teared the crosses away from the domes.” That´s a sign from abowe even i actually believe will tell us something… 😛
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  3. All the religions should be forbidden so these churches should be destroyed as well as any religious items. Until this will happen humans will not be free, but only enslaved by dogma’s and religious “fables”.

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