Russia

Russian Cuisine

Historically, the dishes of each nation differed in the way they were prepared from each other. So, Russian cuisine was based on cooking products in an oven, gradually changing under the influence of the cultures of other countries. Characteristics of Russian cuisine The formation of food preferences was greatly influenced by church abstinence. Orthodox Christians had […]

White mosque in Bolgar

Tatarstan is famous not only for the Kul Sharif mosque, but also for the White Mosque in the city of Bolgar (the ancient name is Bulgar).It is inferior to the Kazan prayer building in size, but not in grandeur and beauty. It not for nothing that the White Mosque called the Tatarstan Taj Mahal. Anyone can visit […]

Kul Sharif Mosque

Juma Mosque Kul Sharif a visiting card of Kazan, the main attraction of the city and one of the pilgrimage centers for Muslims.Despite the fact that the mosque is not a historical building, it quickly gained popularity among city residents and tourists. You can visit it both independently and during a group sightseeing tour.   The […]

Temple of All Religions

The Temple of All Religions a landmark of Tatarstan. Not far from Kazan, on the banks of the Volga, in the village of Old Arakchino, there is a building that resembles a fantastic mini-town with unusual architecture that combines the most unthinkable directions. Here, in the Ecumenical Temple – the temple of the unity of souls […]

Königsberg Cathedral

The cathedral in Kaliningrad a German heritage preserved by the Soviet regime, a monument of a world scale. After World War II, the destroyed Konigsberg, located in East Prussia, became part of the USSR and became Kaliningrad. From the history of the Cathedral The birthday of the cathedral is September 13, 1333 . Until the 16th century, the […]

Church of the Transfiguration

The Church of the Transfiguration of the Lord is the pearl of Kizhi, a wooden structure, impressive in splendor and built only with the help of an ax. Onega Lake Island Kizhi Island is one of the many islands in the northern part of Lake Onega. A maze of hundreds of picturesque islands and bays woven […]

Trinity Izmailovsky Cathedral

Trinity Izmailovsky Cathedral – the Cathedral of the Life-Giving Trinity of the Izmailovsky Life Guards Regiment, one of the monumental temples of St. Petersburg. The Orthodox Cathedral of Military Glory is located in the Admiralteisky district, in the center of the northern capital, at the crossroads of Troitsky and Izmailovsky avenues. Life Guards Izmailovsky Regiment […]

Grebnevskaya Church

The Church of the Grebnevskaya Icon of the Mother of God is the oldest church of the 17th century in the city of Odintsovo. The emergence of the temple The village of Odintsovo, on the Mozhaisky section of the Smolensk road, at the end of the 17th century acquired by Artamon Sergeevich Matveev, a diplomat […]

Peter and Paul Cathedral in Kazan

Peter and Paul Cathedral in Kazan is an Orthodox church in the historical center of the capital of Tatarstan, built in memory of the visit in 1722 of Emperor Peter I. Gift to the sovereign The emergence of an Orthodox church in Kazan associated with the name of Peter I, who visited the city three […]

Vvedenskiy Vladychniy Zhenskiy Monastyr

The Vvedensky Vladychny Convent is the oldest Russian monastery, founded in the XIV century, located on the southern outskirts of the city of Serpukhov, on the banks of the Nara River. Monastery of St. Alexis The Vvedensky Vladychny Monastery founded by the special will of the Mother of God. Once the Metropolitan of Kiev, St. Alexy […]

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