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Magnificent Dome

Magnificent Dome

Here is the dome of the main cathedral of the New Jerusalem Resurrection Monastery (Resurrection Cathedral), which was built in 1658-1685 and considered to be the one of most grandiose building of XVII century Russian architecture.

The Resurrection Cathedral, was built as a similarity of a church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. The model of the cathedral was brought to Russia by the Greek Patriarch Paisy in 1649. Paisy spent several months in Moscow. He met Tsar Alexis and Nikon, who was an abbot of Novospassky monastery. The influence of Paisy on the future Patriarch was a big one. Obviously in that time the idea of unification of the Orthodox lands under Moscow authority came to Nikon's mind.

Photo taken on 2006-05-14 at 16:03:32

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Katie and Steve Ostrowski Katie and Steve Ostrowski
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Date: 2006-09-20 21:19:10

We recently spent two days with our friends in Moscow and cannot say enough good things about our experience with Arthur! He is very knowledgeable about Moscow history and makes you feel so comfortable during your visit! Arthur was always on time and excited and ready to share his city. We only had 2 days in Moscow and Arthur was amazing at helping see all the great sites in a short time, without ever feeling rushed. On our last day, Arthur took us to a great restaurant where he helped us to choose traditional Russian food from the menu! Arthur was more than a guide, he was a friend and we are very grateful to have met him. Thank you for helping us make our visit to Moscow one of our most favorite experiences we've had! Keep up the good work!