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Cute Orthodox Church

We were here during an orthodox ceremony by coincidence which increased our experience. Downside is... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Terneuzen, The Netherlands
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Less than a mile away from Lake Baikal, Listvyanka

Listvyanka’s small mid-19th-century timber Church of St. Nicholas was built by Russian merchant... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2016
Belleville, New Jersey
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Listvyanka, Russia
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We were here during an orthodox ceremony by coincidence which increased our experience. Downside is that the road isn't suitable for an average vehicle

Thank GT-martin
Reviewed March 29, 2018

We visited this church very early in the morning when we were walking around the small village of Listvyanka. There is nothing spectacular about it at first glance, but it has an interesting story. First of all, this wooden church is the only ancient architectural...More

3  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Reviewed October 22, 2016

After visiting some of the grand and highly decorated Russian Orthodox churches in Irkutsk, this small local church might be a disappointment. It is a simpler place, but shows how everyday Russian worship. In a smaller, less grand, but likely much appreciated place of worship...More

2  Thank Chris M
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Listvyanka’s small mid-19th-century timber Church of St. Nicholas was built by Russian merchant, Ksenofont Serebryakov. Less than a mile away from the lake may be a spot you should not miss. A legend says that he had nearly drowned during a heavy storm on Lake...More

1  Thank dztraverler
Reviewed July 14, 2016

This church was built by a man who nearly drowned in the lake. It's very unorthodox construction according to our guide was because no construction crew would stay longer than one Siberian winter so it's a bit of a hodgepodge of styles. The interior also...More

1  Thank tropicalnorth
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

is a beautiful church with lot of beautiful pic and make a wish for peace and health. the church was relocated due to the construction of hydropower station

Thank Muggle S
Reviewed March 9, 2016

Built by a man who nearly drowned on Lake Baikal in honor of St. Nicholas, this is a church made of almost entirely wood. It has several interesting architectural features and is worth a visit if you are in Listvyanka.

Thank rtrock
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