Orthodox civilization & arts

Agios Achilleios

Agios AchilleiosAgios Achilleios

Small island in Prespa lake. The tomb of Bulgarian tsar Samuil (d. 1014) was discovered here.
 St. Peter and Paul Church , Peterhof, St-Petersbourg

 St. Peter and Paul Church  ... St. Peter and Paul Church ...

A few hundred meters from the baroque and neo-classical splendour of Peterhof palace, this church imitates the neo-moscovite style of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox church, La Habana

Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox  ...Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox ...

A white and gold domed Orthodox church in the center of La Havana.
St. Virgin of Annunciation Orthodox Church, Riga

St. Virgin of Annunciation  ...St. Virgin of Annunciation ...

A classic Russian style Orthodox church.
Koprivshtitsa historic town

Koprivshtitsa historic townKoprivshtitsa historic town

Koprivshtitsa (Копривщица) was one of the centres of the April Uprising against the Ottoman occupation in 1876 and is known for its authentic architecture, folk music festivals, museums.
Püha Siimeoni ja naisprohvet Hanna kirik, orthodox church, Tallinn

Püha Siimeoni ja naisprohve ...Püha Siimeoni ja naisprohve ...

A little church close to Tallinn Harbour.
11th century church - Agios Germanos

11th century church - Agios ...11th century church - Agios ...

Old small church built near 1000, with paintings inside.
St-Nicolas Naval cathedral ,  Saint-Petersburg

St-Nicolas Naval cathedral  ...St-Nicolas Naval cathedral ...

Magnificent blue and white baroque construction dedicated to Saint Nicolas, patron of sailors. It is the preferred church of the Petersbourg inhabitants.
 Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, Saint-Petersburg

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Spectacular church in neo-moscovit style on the Griboyedov canal. Its name is a reference to the attack that caused the death of Czar Alexander II.
Nativity orthodox Cathedral, Kristus Piedzimšanas pareizticīgo katedrāle, Riga

Nativity orthodox Cathedral ...Nativity orthodox Cathedral ...

A nice example of orthodox cathedrals.
St. Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Cathedral, Tallin

St. Alexander Nevsky Orthod ...St. Alexander Nevsky Orthod ...

An impressive Orthodox Cathedral.
Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk LavraKiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra or Kyiv Pechersk Lavra (Ukrainian: Києво-Печерська лавра, Kyievo-Pechers’ka lavra), also known as the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, is a historic Orthodox Christian monastery whi
Rila Orthodox monastry, Rila mountains

Rila Orthodox monastry, Ril ...Rila Orthodox monastry, Ril ...

This monastery is recognized by UNESCO as part of the world cultural heritage.
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