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    Church of St John the Baptist at auction.

    • Nizhnij Novgorod, Russia
    • Church of St John the Baptist at auction.$$
    • +7 437-38-00, 437-38-08
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      Church of St John the Baptist at the auction - one of the most famous temples of Nizhny Novgorod, mentioned since the 14th century, when Kuzma Minin treated papertsі his speech to the people of the city.
      Originally, the church was made of wood and stone structure built in 1683, engaged in the construction of brothers Gabriel and merchants Lawrence Dranishnikov.

      In the 19th century with actively carried out construction work was broken drainage and groundwater began to blur the foundation of the Church. Later the temple was subjected to lengthy repairs and reconstructions, which significantly changed his appearance. In Soviet years in the church building was located quite another institution.

      In the 90 years of the 20th century, the church was transferred to Nizhny Novgorod diocese. In 2004, restoration work began, during which the temple was returned its unique shape, lost over the past century.

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