The first burial at this cemetery took place in 1905. At that time this area lay in the countryside, and the original ... More
The first burial at this cemetery took place in 1905. At that time this area lay in the countryside, and the original occupants of the graves were local peasants and village-dwellers. In 1907, the wooden church in the name of the saint Serafim Sarovskii was built in just 87 days. This church is one of those lucky few not to have their doors slammed shut by the coming of atheist communism in 1917, and is also notable for holding divine services during the horrors of the blockade during the Second World War.
This church was built between 1731 and 1734 by order of empress Anna Ioannovna on the spot where the wooden
Archangel Michael Church had been founded in 1712. The church's main altar is consecrated in honor of Simon and ...
Peter the Great desired that all Christians, regardless of denomination, were able to worship in a church of their own
faith. Hence, the Church of St. Catherine was established in 1716 and it is now not only the largest ...
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