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Churches and Monasteries of Murom

Murom is a historical Russian city first mentioned in 862. It is located on the left bank of the Oka River in the Vladimir region, 137 km from Vladimir.

This small city with a population of about 110 thousand people has a surprisingly large number of old places of worship. Photos by: Kirill Moiseev.

Resurrection Monastery founded in the 13th century.

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Cathedral of the Resurrection (1650).

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Transfiguration Monastery first mentioned in 1096 in the “Tale of Bygone Years”.

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Transfiguration Cathedral – a monument of architecture of the 16th century.

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Gate Church of St. Cyril (1807-1810).

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Holy Trinity Convent founded in the second quarter of the 17th century.

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Holy Trinity Cathedral.

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Gate Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God.

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Wooden Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh (1700).

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Annunciation Monastery founded by Ivan the Terrible in 1553.

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Gate Church of St. Stephen (1716).

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Monument to Peter and Fevronia in front of the monastery.

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Church of the Ascension (1729).

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Church of the Smolensk Icon of the Mother of God (1804).

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Church of the Presentation of the Lord (1795).

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Church of Cosmas and Damian (1556-1565) on the waterfront of the Oka River.

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Church of the Assumption (1790).

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Church of St. Nicholas (1700-1717).

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