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Church of Dimitri Prilutsky on Devichye Pole description and photo - Russia - Moscow: Moscow. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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At the end of the 19th century, a Clinical Town was organized on Devichye Pole, where the clinics of the Medical Faculty of Moscow University were located. Later, the faculty was transformed into the First Medical Institute. Now the educational institution is named after the scientist Ivan Sechenov, and on its territory is the Church of Dimitri Prilutsky. In the late XIX - early XX century, the church was a chapel that stood on the alley of the town. The funeral service for those who died in the hospitals of the town was performed in the chapel.
Funds for the construction of the town were allocated by the emperor and Moscow merchants. One of them, Dmitry Storozhev, who lived near the Clinical town, financed the construction of the church, but did not see the new church. Its construction was completed after the death of the donor. The construction was supervised by the architect Boris Kozhevnikov. The temple was consecrated in the name of Saint Demetrius Prilutsky, whom the merchant Storozhev revered as his heavenly patron. The new temple was consecrated in September 1903.
In the 30s, the temple was closed, at first there was a club and a gym in its building, and then a division of the medical institute - a laboratory and an oxygen station. They even wanted to demolish the temple and build a university canteen in its place. In the 90s, the building was returned to the church. Restoration work began, in which the doctors themselves took part. The consecration of the renovated temple took place in 2002.
Among the shrines of the temple there is a particle of the relics of the holy healer Panteleimon, as well as two icons of the Mother of God - Theodorovskaya and Jerusalem. The latter was preserved in the basement of the church,
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