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Church of Spasa-na-Iliene

Torgovaya Storona, Veliky Novgorod, Russia
+7 816 277-37-38
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Nice orthodox church with masterpieces of painting art inside !

On the Trade side, that is, on the right bank of river Volkhov, is located this pearl of early... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
Oleg Y
,
Belgrade, Serbia
Very nice,bright, and authentic Orthodox Church!

Very nice,bright, and authentic Orthodox Church! On the Trade side many interesting temples,I was... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2016
Александр В
,
St. Petersburg, Russia
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This church is most notable for the frescoes inside which were painted by Feofan Grek, one of Russia's most celebrated icon artists.
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Torgovaya Storona, Veliky Novgorod, Russia
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+7 816 277-37-38

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Reviewed March 30, 2017

On the Trade side, that is, on the right bank of river Volkhov, is located this pearl of early medieval russian orthodox architecture. This church is called Spasa - na - Iliene or St.Saviour Church in Ilien street. It dates back to the 13th century...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Very nice,bright, and authentic Orthodox Church! On the Trade side many interesting temples,I was still a child and I remember what a spiritual impression of this temple! He's special,his being restored,admission is free!

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Reviewed September 24, 2015

This church is located at the end of a pleasant walk, along an avenue lined with apple trees. It is set in a kind of quite wild roundabout, where it looks like the city to end. Place so evocative and lonely, that for those who...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2015

Of course there are plenty of photos from interior of this church, but if You have an opportunity to see all this in original, not miss it. Difference is like between real ocean and photo of it. Theophan the Greek was genius and this is...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2013

When you get to Novgorod and start exploring it, you have a feeling that it's like a torn necklace - you find 'pearls' everywhere. even in some unexpected places. It's the case with the town ancient chirches - you can come across one even in...More

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