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“Central church”

The Church of Ilya the Prophet
Ranked #4 of 154 things to do in Yaroslavl
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Moscow, Russia
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271 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Central church”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2012

At one time every street in Yaroslavl led to this church, and they say there was no place in the city where you couldn't see it. Still a wonderful landmark.

Visited September 2012
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“Also known as Spassky Monastery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

This a very quaint church in the town of Yaroslavl and was a part of our excursion for a day trip on the Viking River Cruise.

Visited June 2012
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Grand Bend, Canada
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“beautiful and peaceful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2012

Built in 1647-50 by two local merchants, the church faces the main square of central Yaroslavl. Interiors were painted by a team of 15 people and show domestic life in the 19th century. If you are lucky, you will be treated to acapella singers who sang one religious and the Volga Boat Song for us. Absolutely not to be missed!

Visited July 2012
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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“Recommend a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012 via mobile

This church is worth a visit, it is in the old main square near the Volga. I have been here a number of times and it is just a really peaceful place to visit, costs about 70 rubles and if the weather is nice it's great just to sit on a bench outside.

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