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Old cathedral from the northwest

Old cathedral of Donskoy monastery…

Old cathedral of Donskoy monastery (Moscow). View from the northwest.
Photo by N.I.Zharkikh, November 25, 1980.

Cathedral dedicated to Don miraculous icon of Virgin. It was built in the reign of tsar Fedor Ivanovich in 1591 – 1593. This is a small building of the square plan. It ceiled with closed vault, and three rows of arches put on this vault. Temple topped with one dom.