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Chapel of Saint Nicholas (Часовня Святого Николая Чудотворца) (Yalta)

 

 

 

Location: F. Roosevelt street

 

 

 

 

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Description of the Chapel of Saint Nicholas

Chapel of Saint Nicholas is located in the historic center of Yalta near embankment. it was erected in 1896 to commemorated the marriage of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna. Its architect P. Krasnov choose this location as a symbolic one since it was here that Nicholas I proclaimed about new status of Yalta as a city. Consecration was carried out in December of the same year by Archbishop Martinian. Saint Nicholas had a special meaning in the city. This Greek archbishop was believed to be the patron saint of all sailors, fishermen and everyone who travelled across seas. Chapel was destroyed by atheists in 1932 and new church was reconstructed in 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

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