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The following cathedral is located near the village of Veshalovka of Lipetsk oblast and unlike the great number of other beautiful and original churches of Russia is under the process of restoration now. The photos were captured by muph (all the pictures are clickable).

Lipetsk oblast, Russia Gothic church view

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Kirillo-Belozersky monastery of Russian Orthodox church was founded in the year of 1397 on the north of Russia near the present town of Kirillov (Vologda oblast). The photos were captured by Polina Dorofeeva.

Vologda oblast, Russia monastery view

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The following photos of abandoned and working churches and cathedrals were captured in the small village of Shkin’ and its surroundings located  in Moskovskaya oblast of Russia. The pictures were taken by neringa_iris (the photos are clickable).

Podmoskovye Russia church view

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The following monastery called Voznesensky-Orshin is located on the left bank of Volga river in the village of Orsha about 20 km from Tver city.

It is one of the most ancient monasteries of Tver oblast first time mentioned in 1567. The pictures of the monastery were captured by macwrangler (the photos are clickable).

Tver oblast, Russia monastery view

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Mozhaisk is a city located in Moskovskaya oblast, about 110 km to the west of Moscow city.

The following cathedral was built in 1779-1820 on the territory of Mozhaisk city kremlin. The kremlin itself was lost. The cathedral is one of the main attractions of present day Mozhaisk. The photos were captured by vezde-ezdim.

Mozhaisk city, Russia Nikolsky cathedral view

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The following cathedral is considered one of the most beautiful cathedrals of Ryazan oblast. Unfortunately it is abandoned and needs a restoration. The photos were captured by Denis Frantsouzov.

Ryazan oblast, Russia beautiful cathedral view

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Another beautiful monastery located in Suzdal city of Vladimir oblast, Russia, the photos were captured by Padunskiy (the photos are clickable).

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Aleksandrovsky monastery of Suzdal city (Vladimirskaya oblast) was founded in 1240 but the buildings we can see today were constructed in 1695 (photos by Padunskiy).

Suzdal city Russia Aleksandrovsky monastery

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