St John Chrysostom Church

Northern European Russia

This attractive 17th-century church is one of Vologda's oldest constructions and contains some 200-year-old frescoes. Located on the river bank opposite St Sofia’s Cathedral, its picturesque onion domes reflect nicely in the river. It was handed over to the army in the 1930s for use as a warehouse, but returned to the Russian Orthodox Church at the start of the 2000s.

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