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Church of the Beheading of John the Baptist in Dyakovo

Church of the Beheading of John the Baptist in Dyakovo is one of the two survived multi-pillar churches of the 16th century, an outstanding monument of Russian architecture.

The church is situated in the territory of Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve in the Southern Administrative District of Moscow. In the 16th century, the royal residence was located in this area.

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The church is a symmetrical group of five octagonal isolated from each other pillars that have separate entrances and altars. Church in Dyakovo on Google Maps. Photos by: Vladimir Dar.

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