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    Chapel in memory of the Holy Trinity Cathedral

    • Dmitrovsk-Orlovskij, Russia
    • Chapel in memory of the Holy Trinity Cathedral$$
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      Temple-chapel was built in 2004 in the Dmitrov center near the bus station in memory of the Holy Trinity Cathedral, which existed on this site since the beginning of the XIX century to the middle of the XX century.

      Holy Trinity Cathedral was built in parts from 1810 to 1821 years. Finally, the construction of the church was completed in 1832. During the Great Patriotic War in 1941, when the front line almost reached the Bryansk, the local authorities at the direction of the executive committee started to the destruction of the Holy Trinity Cathedral. Completely destroy the temple at that time was not possible. Trinity Cathedral was finally razed to the ground in the 50-ies of XX century.

      On the bell tower of Trinity Church when he was suspended bell weighing 660 pounds (about 10.8 tons), which is called the townspeople as "Tsar Bell". Another memorable feature of the temple were astronomical clock, installed under the dome of the bell tower, which face was converted to the four cardinal points.

      On the contrary the present chapel is a memorial plaque on the former site of Holy Trinity Cathedral.

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