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New Jerusalem Monastery was founded in 1656 by Patriarch Nikon as a patriarchal residence in the Moscow region.

New Jerusalem Monastery was founded in 1656 by Patriarch Nikon as a patriarchal residence in the Moscow region.

© RIA Novosti . Egor GavrilenkoNew Jerusalem Monastery was founded in 1656 by Patriarch Nikon as a patriarchal residence in the Moscow region. The stone wall with towers was constructed in 1690-1694, and the Over-the-Gate Church was built in 1694-1697.
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New Jerusalem Monastery was founded in 1656 by Patriarch Nikon as a patriarchal residence in the Moscow region. The stone wall with towers was constructed in 1690-1694, and the Over-the-Gate Church was built in 1694-1697.
© RIA Novosti . Egor GavrilenkoRestored dome of the Underground Church of Saints Constantine and Helen, who are Equals-to-the-Apostles.
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Restored dome of the Underground Church of Saints Constantine and Helen, who are Equals-to-the-Apostles.
© RIA Novosti . Egor GavrilenkoA hall in the New Jerusalem historical, architectural and art museum. Left: Gold-embroidered 18th century phelonions, the sleeveless church attire of Orthodox Christian priests. Right: Phelonion sewn from the skirt of Russian Empress Elizaveta Petrovna.
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A hall in the New Jerusalem historical, architectural and art museum. Left: Gold-embroidered 18th century phelonions, the sleeveless church attire of Orthodox Christian priests. Right: Phelonion sewn from the skirt of Russian Empress Elizaveta Petrovna.
© RIA Novosti . Egor GavrilenkoA museum hall containing 16th and 17th century icons.
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A museum hall containing 16th and 17th century icons.
© RIA Novosti . Egor GavrilenkoA museum hall containing precious objects made of Meissen porcelain (Germany).
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A museum hall containing precious objects made of Meissen porcelain (Germany).
© RIA Novosti . Egor GavrilenkoReconstructed Patriarch Nikon’s table with a 17th century inkstand and old Gospels.
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Reconstructed Patriarch Nikon’s table with a 17th century inkstand and old Gospels.
© RIA Novosti . Egor GavrilenkoA corner in a five-walled log cabin that was brought from the village of Vykhino and that once belonged to Kokorin, a prosperous peasant.
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A corner in a five-walled log cabin that was brought from the village of Vykhino and that once belonged to Kokorin, a prosperous peasant.
© RIA Novosti . Egor GavrilenkoThe “Red Corner,” a place for religious icons, in a genuine rural log cabin, an exhibit at wooden architecture museum on the premises of the New Jerusalem Monastery.
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The “Red Corner,” a place for religious icons, in a genuine rural log cabin, an exhibit at wooden architecture museum on the premises of the New Jerusalem Monastery.
© RIA Novosti . Egor GavrilenkoThe churches of the New Jerusalem Monastery are currently under reconstruction.
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The churches of the New Jerusalem Monastery are currently under reconstruction.
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