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Cathedral of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker description and photos - Russia - South: Yeisk. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The Cathedral of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Yeysk is a majestic and beautiful temple, which is located on Panteleimonovskaya square and is located in the restored in the late 1990s. the building of the cinema "October".
In 1890, on the site of the present cathedral, thanks to the efforts of the parishioners, a church was built, consecrated in honor of St. Panteleimon. The temple was small, outwardly it strongly resembled an ancient tower. Behind the wooden fence of the Panteleimon Church there was a male parish school. The temple, simple at first glance, stood out for its magnificent bell tower, built a little later.
In 1917, after the revolution, a mass destruction of churches in Russia was carried out. In the 30s. The same sad fate was suffered by the Yeisk churches, including the Pateleymonovsky temple. A cinema "October" was built on this site. In the 90s, when the return of the illegally seized church buildings to the Orthodox Church began, the cinema was reconstructed into a temple and consecrated as St. Nicholas Cathedral. The largest bell in the Southern Federal District was installed on the bell tower of the cathedral. Its weight is 6 tons.
The cathedral pleases the townspeople and guests of the city with its beautiful decoration. In the main hall of the cathedral you can see beautiful icons in front of which parishioners can pray and light a candle. There is a shop at the temple where church souvenirs, candles, icons and a wide range of church literature are sold.
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