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The Church of Ilya the Prophet

Sovetskaya Sq., 7, Yaroslavl 150000, Russia
+7 485 230-38-69
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... the decorations, paintings, icons, halls are spectacular, so far, I seldom experienced such a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Travexperience
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Good chance to take pictures inside the Church

This is a very pretty church set up in the typical style with an extensive icon wall and elaborate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ChaBrk
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Shenyang, Liaoning, China
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“frescoes” (8 reviews)
“square” (3 reviews)
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Sovetskaya Sq., 7, Yaroslavl 150000, Russia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

... the decorations, paintings, icons, halls are spectacular, so far, I seldom experienced such a combination, which made the soul warm, forget the outside and if you have a chance to listen to a choir, which I had, this is a place, I won't never...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very pretty church set up in the typical style with an extensive icon wall and elaborate frescoes covering all available space. Unlike, many other churches it appears to just be a museum and no longer a working church. You buy a ticket...More

Thank ChaBrk
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful paintings inside, not a working church but a museum. Worth seeing. Former center of the city.

Thank mike-shevchenko
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is a beautiful church situated on the edge of a major square, instantly recognisable being white-washed with dark green domes. The interior is stunning, with many icons (like many other Churches in Russia). Worth a visit if in town, most likely from a river...More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Beautiful white church on a big square. In my opinion its not really necessary but if you have time you can come by

1  Thank Trang L
Reviewed 26 October 2016

It says that there had been 77 Churches in Yaroslavl. Rivers Volga and Neva meets here and the city is known as the oldest Russian town founded in 1010. Became a big international trade town involving English, Dutch, German, French and Spanish nationalities, due to...More

1  Thank WasanthaSamarasekera
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Very beautiful church with wonderful frescos and icons which completely cover the inside of the church. Small compared to other churches in Russia.

1  Thank Brian1313
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This is a 17th century church. Tile work dates back to 1647. The fresco of the Last Judgment is quite elaborate. Another don't miss is the fresco of The Harvest Time. It depicts all the aspect of harvest in a very detailed way We were...More

2  Thank DERtravels
Reviewed 5 July 2016

As usual for churches of this place it is extremely beautiful from the outside and has some grand frescos iside

1  Thank DrMrinmay
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Quite exquisite with many detailed frescoes and icons. Russia is a land of churches. Some are old, many are rebuilt from the old records. Many are now used as museums. They are noted for their colorful domes.

1  Thank SUSANCROUCH
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