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    Archangel Michael Church in Kursk

    • Kursk, Russia
    • Archangel Michael Church in Kursk$$
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      Orthodox church of the Archangel Michael, also known as the Temple of Michael the Archangel, St. Michael's Church of the Ascension and St. Michael Church - located in the central district of the city of Kursk. Temple assigned the status of architectural monument of national importance. 

      Earlier, before the opening of a Cossack settlement Ascension Church, the church of the Archangel Michael was called Ascension Voznesens'k or Michael's. The earliest mention of the church is found in the annals of 1635.

      Archangel Michael Church was built in 1767. Later, by order of Catherine II Kursk began to build up residential houses and premises shopping areas, resulting in a temple at the center of the construction work.

      In 1836 the territory of the church has been expanded by two an attached chapel of the temple, which was consecrated in the name of Archangel Michael and St. Mitrophan.

      May 26, 2002 on the territory of the Church of the Archangel Michael was opened and dedicated the memorial sign died on the battleship "Novorossiysk".

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