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Church of the Life-Giving Trinity on Gryazekh description and photos - Russia - Moscow: Moscow. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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This Church of the Life-Giving Trinity was built on the swampy bank of the small river Rachka, which still flows in the center of Moscow, only hidden in a pipe along its entire length. The swampy coast was called "Mud," and this name was attached to the church. It was also called Trinity at the Intercession Gate - the entrance to the White City, built at the end of the 16th century. The street on which the church stood and stands are also called Pokrovka.
In its current appearance, the church was built in the 60s of the XIX century, before that it was rebuilt several times, including four in stone. The author of the modern building is Mikhail Bykovsky, who designed many religious and secular buildings in Moscow.
The first building of the church was built in the 16th century - at the end of the 40s, a wooden structure already stood here. Exactly one hundred years later, it became stone. At different times, besides the main throne, the Trinity, the church possessed several more side-chapels, consecrated in honor of Basil of Caesarea, the Protection of the Most-Holy Theotokos, the Entry of the Virgin into the temple. At the current church, the thrones are consecrated in honor of the Trinity, the Mother of God "Three Joys," and St. Nicholas. We also recommend reading National Museum of the Komi Republic description and photo - Russia - North-West: Syktyvkar
Towards the middle of the 18th century, the bell tower collapsed at the church - the reason could be the very "mud" - the swampy banks of the Rachka River ... In 1819, the premises of the "warm" church were rebuilt, and soon a new building was erected under the supervision of Mikhail Bykovsky.
In the mid-20s of the last century, the so-called "Gregorian schism" took place in the Russian Orthodox Church, and supporters of this trend seized the Trinity Church on Pokrovka in 1929-1930. In 1930, the temple was closed and converted into a granary. In the 50s, the former church became a house of culture, and in the 90s, before the return of the building to the Russian Orthodox Church, it housed a trade union leisure center.
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