Kirillo-Belozersky monastery cr
The Kirillo-Belozersky monastery was founded in 1397 by a monk from the Moscow Simonov (St. Simon) monastery Kirill
The architectural ensemble of the monastery is one of the most important creations of the Russian artistic culture. The whole medieval town stretches out on the shore of the magnificent Siverskoye Lake. On the territory of 12 hectares there are 11 stone churches of the 15th-18th centuries.
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