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The Old Style Medieval Belfry

The Old Style Medieval Belfry

On my previous picture I showed you the old Transfiguration church (which located on the background here) and told in my notes that it was not possible for me to take a good shot of the church and bell-tower together. Here you can see this bell tower, actually more correctly to call it "medieval belfry", by its style, and the original name for it on Russian language is "Zvonnitsa".

Preparing a new picture about the tour to Zvenigorod city, I thought that it could be very interesting for you to see this photo, because of only a few medieval belfries are still extant in Russia. Also, in spite of the fact that the buildings appear with perspective distortion here, I think, that in this composition the old style bell-tower looks pretty interesting and impressive.

As like the Transfiguration church, the "Zvonnitsa" is divided into three vertical sections with two horizontal tires in which there are three arched openings for the bells. In 1993 after a lapse of 60 years, bells once more hung in their proper place.

With BEST Regards,
Arthur Lookianov
Personal Guide & Driver in Moscow
Moscow Photo Gallery
Nov 16th, 2006

Photo taken on 2006-05-16 at 20:21:03

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Date: 2004-10-15 11:15:44

Aurthur is a blessing for anyone lucky enough to secure his services. We were able to have him be our driver, tour guide and translator. He assisted us on two visits to Moscow during the adoption of our two sons. He is prompt, dedicated, concerned and goes above the call of duty to secure his clients satisfaction. Truly a wonderful person and a great representative of Moscovites.