St. Nicholas Church in Kotelniki - Moscow, Russia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haggaeus
N 55° 44.658 E 037° 38.681
37U E 414917 N 6178453
Quick Description: The Representation Church of the Orthodox Church in the Czech Lands and Slovakia in Moscow.
Location: Russia
Date Posted: 2/3/2008 10:10:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM33BN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MAGEpirate
Views: 62

Long Description:
It is no challenge to waymark an orthodox church in Moscow, so I picked up this special one.
The St. Nicholas Church in Kotelniki is currently being used as Czech and Slovak "podvor'e": a sort of an embassy for Czech and Slovak orthodox church. Feasts of Czech saints are being observed here, the nastoyatel (superior elder) is being appointed by Prague bishop, and the church organizes pilgrimages to orthodox feasts in Czech Republic.
The closest metro station is Taganskaya, follow Goncharnaya street from there. You will pass the Church of Mother of God (Bulgarian podvor'e) and then walk down along a yellow wall.
When I visited the church, there was baptising going on, so they didn't let me inside. Normally, the church is open every day from 11 to 19.
Type of Orthodox Church: Eastern

Type of Building: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 01/01/1824

Associated Icons, Reliefs, art, etc.: icon of St. Ludmila, particulate relics of St. Ludmila and St. Wenceslas

1. Kotelnichesky pereulok 8
Moscow, Russia

Relevant Website: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Diocese: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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