Beauty Rostov Kremlin
• Beauty Rostov Kremlin
Rostov Kremlin - one of the most interesting and beautiful in Russia. Here are preserved the most beautiful samples of genuine Russian architecture, and feels the former grandeur of the Russian spirit.
Rostov Kremlin was built on the shores of Lake Nero in the late 17th century and is characterized by many ancient Russian fortresses refinement of its architectural appearance. Its walls are not originally designed for defensive purposes (more - for decorative), and was called the Kremlin Kremlin had not at all, but the metropolitan court. This is not surprising, since this complex was built as the residence of the Metropolitan, where it was a period of time, and then moved to Yaroslavl.
Entrance to the territory of the Kremlin worth 50 rubles, every museum exhibition - 50-80 rubles, full ticket - 450 rubles. We looked only architectural ensemble (it is 50 rubles), plus 200 rubles worth permission to take photographs. Meanwhile, in the gift shop has a rest from worldly affairs fluffy kote.
Inside smiling master sharpens chisel ice figure of the Archangel.
The Church of Odigitria is located at the north wall, next to the Church of the Resurrection. It was built in 1693, in the bright style of his time - Naryshkin Baroque. Walls are painted on a brick without plaster in three colors, which creates the impression faceted surface.
Next glitter pot-bellied mirrors bright decorations on the enormous fir
Another toy on the Christmas tree is also involved in creating a festive mood
dressed fir on the background of the church. The covered walkway fortress walls were chasing each other heroes of the classic Soviet film-hit "Ivan Vasilyevich Changes Occupation".
A view of the bell tower from the bottom. There is also the film's action unfolded.
View of the Church of the Resurrection
in the Assumption Cathedral View - the oldest building in the city. The temple was built in the early 16th century, and has much in common with the Moscow Cathedral of the Assumption. The height of the temple, together with the cross is 60 meters.
Assumption Cathedral and bell-tower located next to have similar decorative items, and complement each other.
In the temples deployed brisk trade.
enamel, jewelry, magnets, various souvenirs are a great success.
plates, bells, and everything else in the delight of tourists
For example earring on the background of the domes of the church: priceless!
On the belfry - 15 bells, the largest of which weighs 32 tons. Once the sounds of the belfry were recorded and became famous as the "Rostov chimes."
Gate frescoes in the Assumption Cathedral are full of colors, if you look
Inside the cathedral is majestic, although is not in the best shape.
The cathedral captures
In the temple actively undergoing restoration. Many icons dismantled.
For the time being, the icons are wrapped in paper and stacked immediately nearby.
The once majestic cathedral is experiencing is not the best time, but there is hope for the restorers.
For a modest fee you can climb, and the famous bell tower. The belfry was built in the late 17th century, but is made in the style of built almost 200 years before the Assumption Cathedral.
All Seeing the massiveness of this facility, even hard to imagine how narrow passageway to the belfry.
to disperse on a narrow stairway not work - width allows only go to one person, and sometimes sideways. Such narrow passageways - a tribute to a giant weight of the bells, the largest of which weighs 32 tons.
A total of 15 Belfry bell ringing which is truly unique. It is worth listening to: ionathan.mp3, ioninsky.mp3, thomweek.mp3, georgiev.mp3
All the bells of the belfry - their names and history. Left - Swan bell, weighing five hundred pounds, molded simultaneously with "polyeleos" in 1682.
"The Swan," his nickname for the beautiful voice Flight.
Next to "Swan", in the third the span belfry are still three bells - "Red" (30 pounds), "Goat" (20 pounds) and "tocsin". Other four unnamed bell arranged between the third and fourth spans
In spite of the frequent use, bells quality is not deteriorated with time: this is demonstrated by studies specialists.
The next largest bell - tysyachepudovy (16,000 kg) "polyeleos", cast in 1682. "Polyeleos" in Greek means "abundant".
Some chapters and the edges of passes passes bells embossed inscription made script in Church Slavonic.
Call yourself not worth it, but one of the callers to professionals can be ordered.
into the courtyard View from the heights of the belfry
Panoramic view from the same point.
The largest bell called Sysoy (1688 castings) weighs 32 tons or 2,000 pounds. clapper weighs about one and a half tons, rocking its two bell-ringer.
A view of the Assumption Cathedral with belfry height.
A view of the Church of the Resurrection from the belfry
On the cross, and the ropes coming to him have chosen a place feathered inhabitants of these places.
One of the towers of the Kremlin in the rays of sunset beginning
A view of the Savior Monastery Yakovlevsky.
The birds fly from one cloud to another cupola
At times, pausing on one of them to rest for a while.
in the chamber type
Wall Ornament creates a sense of relief.
The Church of St. John the Divine (1683) - one of the most beautiful in the Rostov Kremlin.
Much attention is paid to detail the ancient builders
In other places - easier boxes.
Danger zone. Although it seemed to me that in the Rostov Kremlin is safe enough - and even closet equipped with working heaters.
For a fee, you can wear old costumes and take a photo with your friends.
All in all, a great place to visit if you have not been here.