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Andronikov Monastery (7)

Andronikov-Monastery

Andronikov Monastery is a former monastery on the left bank of the Yauza River in Moscow, and containing the oldest existing original building in Moscow. It is home to Andrei Rublev the most famous monk of this abbey…

The story goes: In the 14th century, a very high ranking church official named Alexei found himself on stormy seas on a journey back from Constantinople. Knowing death was close, he vowed in prayer that if his life was spared, he would build a monastery upon his return to Moscow. God saved him and in return Alexei built a monastery…

I also understand that the bell tower was once one of the tallest structures in all of Russia and now still one of the tallest bell towers in Moscow. Maybe the tallest…

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