After the Soviet seizure of power the monastery was closed, and in 1936 the main church was demolished by the authorities. Before the church's demolition, some of its art works were removed and deposited in the Tretiakov Gallery in Moscow or stored at the
The Great Lavra Belltower or the Great Belfry is the main belltower of the ancient cave monastery of Kiev Pechersk Lavra in Kiev. It is one of the most notable buildings of the Kiev skyline.The Great Lavra Belltower is a Classical style construction with
Originally the cathedral was a burial place of the Kievan rulers including Vladimir Monomakh, Vsevolod Yaroslavich and of course the cathedral's founder Yaroslav I the Wise, although only the latter's grave survived to our days.
The reconstruction of the Saint Michael’s Church began on 24 May 1997. It was officially opened on 30 May 1999, but the interior decorations, mosaics, and frescoes were not completed until 2000. Subsequently (2001 and 2004), 18 of 29 art pieces in Moscow
Unusual construction is called Chocolate House. The building used to belong to patron of art Mogilzhev. The weird name of the house could be explained by its brown color and facade decorations that look like chocolate segments. The building used to be Wed