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The Church of the Savior of the Holy Face, located just North of Kirov Park and close to the Angara River here in Irkutsk, is yet another amazing Russian Orthodox Church. The church is also known as the Spasskaya Church. It is located in, and...More
You will find this Church close to the river as you wander around the city. Quite a beautiful design from the outside. There is an amazing fresco at the rear of the Church, so ensure you appreciate this. We did not see the interior, and...More
This church is also known as the Spasskaya Church. It is located in a small park, north of Kirov Square, slightly to the right of the government administration building. It is not the most attractive church n Irkutsk, but is an example of old Russian...More
I felt that this was the nicest of the many cathedrals and church es we saw on our walking tour of Irkutsk. It was here at the Saviour of the Holy Face that we spent the most time, that's for sure. It has a stunning...More
Thank goodness they got an expert in to advise that this church was a unique style, so not to be demolished and renovations have revealed a few quaint paintings original on the building side. The rock in the little Pagoda also shows the original fortress...More