St. Andrew's Church

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Was built on the orders of Empress Elizabeth in the years 1749-1754 under the direction of local architects Moscow architect Ivan Michurin on the spot where, according to legend, was built by the cross of St. Andrew on his journey to the North.

Была сооружена по приказу императрицы Елизаветы Петровны в 1749—1754 годах местными зодчими под руководством московского архитектора Ивана Фёдоровича Мичурина на месте, где, по преданию, был воздвигнут крест апостолом Андреем Первозванным во время его путешествия на Север

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Comments (42)

Chinappi on May 22, 2015

For me, this is a very interesting capture.

Of course, I LIKE this photo.

More generally, you have a beautiful gallery.

See you soon… Best regards from Grasse, in France.


volnat on May 22, 2015

Many thanks for kind comment, Chinappi! Best regards, Volnat

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Photo taken in Верхнє місто, Київ, Ukraine

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  • Uploaded on September 30, 2012
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    by volnat
    • Taken on 2012/09/27 17:21:19
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash