Russia, Moscow and The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Cathedral of Christ Saviour Moscow

The white marble walls of the cathedral towered above us as we approached the main doors and shuffled inside and made our way across polished floors with giant geometric patterns towards the main central altar where people were approaching the icons with appropriate reverence and all the while bowing and praying and no doubt hoping to exchange devotion to the Lord for a favour or two in return.

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4 responses to “Russia, Moscow and The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

  1. I often wish I was more devout, Andrew, but there’s no doubt that churches showcase some of the very best art that mankind is capable of, and I love your icon. I take it, that IS the one you bought? Love the children’s drawing too.
    Ah well- I’d best start saving!

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  2. I’ve been really enjoying catching up on your Moscow posts and photos, it looks like such a fascinating place to visit.

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