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Church of the Life-Giving Trinity on Shartash description and photos - Russia - Ural: Yekaterinburg. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The Church of the Life-Giving Trinity on Shartash is a white-stone single-altar church located in the village of Shartash in Yekaterinburg, not far from the picturesque Lake Shartash.
In 1848, a stone chapel was erected, which was later transformed into a temple. The chapel was built at the expense of the mining department. In July 1892, the church was consecrated in the name of the Holy Life-Giving Trinity. In October 1888 it was decided to make a major reconstruction of the prayer building of the Orthodox parish of Shartash in memory of the salvation of the imperial family of Alexander III in a train crash. The solemn laying of the first stone in the foundation of the new church took place in August 1889.
In 1937 the Holy Trinity Church was closed. A fire brigade was housed in an empty prayer room. The high 27-meter bell tower was originally adapted for a fire tower, and later completely demolished. Over time, the temple building was used as a cinema and a local club. With the beginning of Perestroika, the Yekaterinburg Crafts Center was located in the church building.
In October 1995, by the decision of the city administration, the temple was transferred to the Yekaterinburg Orthodox community. In 2000, the major reconstruction of the church was completed: a new bell tower with a belfry was built and consecrated. In addition, the adjacent territory was landscaped, a new brick fence was built and a public garden was laid.
The height of the modern white-stone building is over 30 m. In 2002, a Sunday school was opened at the church, and in June 2009 it ended construction of a spiritual and educational center. In February 2013 was appointed rector of the Church of the Life-Giving Trinity, after which the parish became independent.
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