Church of Birth of the Blessed Mother of God - Korolev
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haggaeus
N 55° 54.775 E 037° 51.150
37U E 428273 N 6196982
Quick Description: Newly built church in place of a demolished one.
Location: Russia
Date Posted: 6/29/2009 4:56:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM6NZJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 17

Long Description:
The original church in Kostino (now part of Korolev town) was built in 17th century. After 1917 revolution the church was closed and plundered, and definitely demolished in 1954.
In 1995 the local community decided to rebuild the church, started collecting donations and established a temporary church. The construction of the current church started in July 2003 and finished in November 2005.
Type of Orthodox Church: Eastern

Type of Building: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of organization: 06/16/1995

Date of building construction: 07/14/2003

Diocese: Eparchy of Moscow

Kaliningradskaya 1
Korolev, Russia

Relevant Website: [Web Link]

Associated Icons, Reliefs, art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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