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Hodegetria church in Vyazma


Hodegetria church 17th century is Vyazma symbol

Hodegetria church 

The Church of Hodegetria is a unique example of Russian architecture included in the UNESCO monuments of world importance. Only three survived three - hipped roof of the temple, where the domes are set in a row: in Vyazma, Uglich and Putinka. This is due to the impact of the reform of Patriarch Nikon, who ordered to destroy the existing three-domed churches and was not allowed to build new ones. Vyazma's church is one of the three most beautiful and elegant decorated with corbel arches, glazed tiles and carved details.

The stone Church was build with funds provided by Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich, who was visiting the city with family and surrounded by numerous and even lived in it in 1650, the Church was built in honor of the icon of the Hodegetria Mother of God Smolensk. "Hodegetria" is translated from the Greek - "She who shows the Way".

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The Church is located on the territory of St. John the Baptist convent.

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Street view



02.04.2017 Igor
Very beautiful and prayerful place. In the monastery a sense of peace and tranquility. Striking beauty and unusual architecture belostenny triceps Odigitrievsky Church. Who haven't been in here - must visit. Will receive incredible spiritual satisfaction!
28.01.2017 miku
 Not bad
08.11.2016 Igor
04.11.2016 pavel
And collegiate delicious pastries!
27.10.2016 Evgeny
24.10.2016 Aleksandr
22.10.2016 Aleksandr
A wonderful monastery. Immediately I felt that the female - so many flowers, well stocked flower beds I have not seen anywhere else.
12.10.2016 Viktor
18.11.2015 Sergey
Very beautiful Church!
19.04.2015 Andrey
Stunning views, inside there is a charity fair, and on the territory of the monastery bakery.
28.05.2014 Max
On weekends, sells amazing, very tasty pies.
12.10.2013 Any
The service, unfortunately, not got: the Lord had a 15-minute break.
15.07.2013 Tatyana
Leaves only pleasant impressions. Silence, beauty, grace!
15.07.2013 Tatyana
One of the rare tent churches with extraordinary acoustics. Estimated year built 1637.
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