Trinity Church in Ostankino - Moscow - Russia
Posted by: laranja
N 55° 49.447 E 037° 36.810
37U E 413137 N 6187374
Quick Description: The church is a monument to old Russian religious architecture, it is located in Ostankino and was built in the 17th century.
Date Posted: 1/26/2012 2:49:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMDKK8
Trinity Church at Ostankino - a monument to old Russian religious architecture, is a remarkable building of the end of the 17th century.
Since the 16th century the church has been suffering consecutive changes and upgrades. The first building was made of wood, and only in 1677 started the stone construction. From the original carved iconostasis in the style of Naryshkin baroque only the lower part of the royal doors are perserved.
The building is one of the best and most famous monuments of Russian architecture of the second half of XVII century. Its general construction is traditionally for its time: two tiers of windows, raised on a high basement, with two tiers of windows at the height of the side-chapels along the sides, three-way ambulatory, external staircase and bell tower axis.
The church is currently part of the Russian Federation Cultural heritage.
Type of Orthodox Church: Eastern
Type of Building: Church
Status of Building: Building converted to another use
Date of building construction: 1/1/1692
Diocese: Diocese of Moscow City
1-ya Ostankinskaya ulitsa, dom 5Ostankino Moscow
Relevant Website: [Web Link]
Date of organization: Not listed
Associated Icons, Reliefs, art, etc.: Not listed
Archdiocese: Not listed
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