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Cathedral in Byzantium style

Cathedral in Byzantium style

Today everyone who goes to the Domodedovo airport (the largest airport of the capital) or arriving through this gate to Moscow, can see the breathtaking panoramic view of the Holy Trinity Cathedral. You can observe the majestic multi-domed temple with its belfry, chapel, towers and the bridge gate connecting it to the Kashirskoe highway.

This is the Cathedral of the Holy Life-giving Trinity which was built on the 1,000 year anniversary of the Christening of Russia. It was built approximately one year ago in Orehovo-Borisovo which is in the southern part of the city.

The decision to start construction of the temple was confirmed in 1988, however because it was necessary to restore some of the relics and artifacts construction of the temple was postponed. Finally, on September 1, 2001 the most holy Patriarch Aleksiy II preformed services and construction of the temple began. On May 19, 2004, it was ceremoniously opened and Patriarch Aleksiy II consecrated the new temple.

Some history: The year 988 was a pivotal year in Russian history, for that is when this country adopted Christianity. Prince Vladimir, the sovereign ruler of Olden Russia, was christened in the Crimena town of Hersoness, which in those times belonged to Byzantium. At his decree, all of his subjects, also adopted Christianity. Thus, in the 10th century Kievskaya Rus (Russia, Ukraina) became a country of Orthodox Christians.

Photo taken on 2005-05-10 at 21:04:17

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Brandon  Pelsmaeker Brandon Pelsmaeker
From: United States
Date: 2012-06-13 23:08:10

To my Guide Arthur

Throughout the last seven years I have spent a lot of time traveling to different parts of the world, exploring whenever and wherever I can in order to better appreciate the world around us. Several months ago I decided it was time to visit Russia and Moscow was one city that I have wanted to visit since I was in grade school, so the pressure to see and experience the Russian capital was on. After a series of random internet searches I found a guide that had good reviews and so I decided to send an email whereupon several days later Arthur Lookyanov replied with a detailed itinerary of sights to see and a very organized cost sheet that made everything concise and easy to understand. My tour to Moscow began in the early June, 2012 and was the last leg of a mini European tour that included Berlin, St. Petersburg, Chernobyl, Kiev and after a long delay navigating through customs I met Arthur at a Snack Time café area. Right from the start Arthur was on time, waited for my delayed entry and navigated the airport like it was his second home.
Throughout all of my three tours, Arthur was always on time, organized what we saw from beginning to end, allowed enough time to take as many pictures as one wanted with a break for lunch and made adjustments to the itinerary when it rained or crowds got in the way of our tour. When you sign for one of Arthur’s tours, you can rest assured he will not be sitting in his car texting while you navigate the Russian subway system because he will be there with you every step of the way regardless of weather, circumstance or Kremlin security. What is also a real bonus throughout his tours, it that Arthur brings along his very professional camera whereby taking pictures from his perspective therefore you get a second camera snapping shots to further enhance your Moscow experience. His energy to show the beauty of Moscow is immediately apparent because his knowledge about Russian history is overwhelming even for a professional historian and Arthur’s drive to make sure you get the best tour possible is without question what sets him apart from other tour operators. It is without reservation or doubt that when I return to Moscow Arthur Lookyanov will be my personal guide and photographer.

Brandon Pelsmaeker
Riverside, California