Iasi , winter , Lipovanian`s Church (1780)

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Community staroveri Russians (known as Lipoveni) from the town of Iasi, the capital of the Principality of Moldova at the time, and was built in the year 1780 their first church, the beams on the left bank of Bahluiului, even the place where it can be found today current dwelling of worship. Damaged as a result of the passage of time and weather, the church is brick recast the year 1830, but the tower and bell tower remained all wood. In the year 1866, is a fire that will ruin everything with the church. Restoration and expansion locaşului cult of Russia staroveri took place during 1872-1882, after plans architect Romanian Stefan Emilian and by public subscription. Currently, the Church of Iasi Lipovenească possesses a number of valuable icons, made in the traditional style of Russian religious art.

Comunitatea ruşilor staroveri (cunoscuţi sub denumirea de lipoveni) din oraşul Iaşi, capitala Principatului Moldovei la acea vreme, şi-a construit în anul 1780 prima lor biserică, din bârne, pe malul stâng al Bahluiului, chiar pe locul unde se găseşte astăzi actualul locaş de închinare. Deteriorată ca urmare a trecerii timpului şi a intemperiilor, biserica este refăcută din cărămidă la anul 1830, dar turnul şi clopotniţa au rămas tot din lemn. În anul 1866, are loc un incendiu care va ruina cu totul biserica. Restaurarea şi extinderea locaşului de cult al ruşilor staroveri au avut loc în perioada anilor 1872-1882, după planurile arhitectului român Ştefan Emilian şi prin subscripţie publică . În prezent, Biserica Lipovenească din Iaşi posedă o serie de icoane valoroase, realizate în stilul tradiţional al artei ruse bisericeşti.

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Comments (84)

Agnieszka C on March 4, 2010

Beautiful winter landscape and composition

Greetings from Poland Agnieszka

Ria Maat on March 4, 2010

Very beautiful photo of this church Argenna! Fantastic colours and such a great composition! Best Of!

Best wishes from Ria

picsonthemove on March 6, 2010

Looks like real winter, Argenna



Dieter Hockertz on March 6, 2010

Beautiful winter picture.

Best wishes, Dieter

Zbyszek71 on March 7, 2010

Very nice picture! Great composition! Greetings Zbyszek .

Aganto Seno on March 7, 2010

Beautiful church, nice composition. BoP. Greetings, Seno.

piquim on March 9, 2010

Fantastic perspective! Thanks for sharing.

Best atlantic regards from Galicia.

Karel H. on March 10, 2010

Beautiful winter scenery and beautiful church,Argena.BOP.Greetings to Rumania,Karel

alek solo on March 12, 2010

Very nice photo, beautiful view!!!

Greetings, Alek:))

© Konny on March 19, 2010

Great captured view and also very nice lighning and colors!!!



© Konny on March 19, 2010




Сувајац on March 21, 2010

Excellent composition!

Greetings, Suvajac

Argenna on March 21, 2010

Thank you very much to all of you for your nice words and comments

Eva ,

Tom Sellek,

Holger Mohaupt (thanks for Best of),


Kaan Uğurlu,

Gabor Retei,


Ria Maat(thanks for Best Of),


Dieter Hockertz,


Aganto Seno,


Karel ,

Alek ,

Ƙonny **(thanks for Best Of),


Warm greetings , Argenna.

Valentine Verchenko on March 21, 2010


A good winter composition!

Sincere greetings from Russia


dziwnowik on March 21, 2010

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

wonderful photo !!

greetings from Poland, Peter

finek on March 22, 2010

Beautiful winter landscape ! BOP

Best wishes from Poland finek

Argenna on March 24, 2010

Thank you very much for visit and nice comments

Valentine Verchenko,

Peter Dziwnowik,

Finek(thanks for BOP)

Warm greetings , Argenna.

pembo on March 28, 2010

A beautiful winter photo!

Kind regards, pembo from Kiel

♥♫♥ TIFFANY ♥♫♥ on March 29, 2010

An enchanting capture and a beautiful church!

Cheers, Tiffany

chusypa on March 31, 2010

Wonderful picture. Best of!!

Greetings, Maria Jesús

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