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The magnificent abandoned church of Kurba village

Kurba is an old Russian village of Yaroslavl oblast situated 20 km southwest of Yaroslavl on the open high place on the right bank of the river Kurbitsy. The main attraction of the village is the Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon.

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 1

This is interesting in its architecture building. The masters, who built this church, were inspired by the motifs of baroque combining them with traditional methods of Yaroslavl architecture of the 17th century. The photos by av_otus.

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 2

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 3

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 4

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 5

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 6

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 7

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 8

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 9

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 10

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 11

Church of Kazan Mother of God Icon, Kurba view 12

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  • Tom├ís · July 4, 2011 at 11:57 pm

    The loss of these monuments is to mourn.

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