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Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker at the Patriarch's courtyard 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 Nicholas the Wonderworker at the Patriarch's courtyard is one of the iconic sights of the city of Yekaterinburg. The temple in the pseudo-Russian style was erected in 2002-2003.
The Patriarch's courtyard is part of a complex that includes the Chapel of Elizabeth Feodorovna and the Church on the Blood. The groundbreaking ceremony of the complex took place in November 2002. The beginning of the construction of the Patriarchal courtyard was blessed by His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia. The construction was planned next to the All-Russian and Pan-Orthodox shrine - the Temple-Monument on Blood in the Name of All Saints Who Shone in the Russian Land, erected on the site of the death of the royal family.
In June 2003, the ceremony of consecration of domes and crosses was held temple, which was conducted by Archbishop Vikentiy of Yekaterinburg and Verkhoturye.
The erected building consists of a huge spiritual and educational complex with a library, video and lecture halls. On the first floor of the so-called "Patriarchal Compound" there is a functioning church in honor of the heavenly patron of Tsar Nicholas II - St. Nicholas the Wonderworker.
The church is part of a complex adjacent to the temple on the west side. The quadruple of the main volume is crowned with a five-domed on light cylindrical drums. A semicircular altar apse adjoins the church from the east. The main decoration of the facades is beautiful arches.
The Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker is painted in the Old Russian style. The famous Ural icon painters from the studio of T.F. Vodicheva were engaged in the painting of the walls and dome.
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