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Church of Saint Apostles Peter and Paul at Novaya Basmannaya
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haggaeus
N 55° 46.170 E 037° 39.390
37U E 415713 N 6181243
Quick Description: Late Baroque (Petrine Baroque) church near Krasnye Vorota metro station.
Location: Russia
Date Posted: 8/25/2009 7:46:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM72ZE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Shebi Team
Views: 6

Long Description:
The construction of the church started in 1705 by a decree by Tsar Peter the Great and according to his handdrawn picture. In 1723 the church was finished and consecrated.
The adjacent belltower was built in 1745.
Interior paintings were destroyed by fire in 1986, currently they are being restored.
Sorry, it was hard to find a good view of the church, the trolleybus wires are everywhere.
Style: Baroque

Type of building (structure): Large religious building (church, monastery, synagogue...)

Date of origin:: 1705-1723

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Novaya Basmannaya 11, Moskva

Architect(s): Not listed

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