02.04.2014

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Moscow, Russia



Beautiful view of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, sent by Taja for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.
It is the talles Orthodox Christian church in the world with a height of 103 meters. It is the second church built in this place, the first one was erected in the 19th century and it took 40 years to be completed. It was destroyed in 1931 during the Stalin rule. The new one, as seen on the postcard, was consecrated in August 2000.

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