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ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKY ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL IN YALTA
[ ] 20.07.2010, 16:22



The St. Alexander Nevsky cathedral was built in 1891-1902 to the design by  Yalta town architect Nicholas Krasnov and Shapovalov, the interior trim was done after the sketch by Kroshechkin.
 
The construction of Alexander Nevsky Cathedral was realized by architect P.K.Terebnev. It was erected in memory of the dearth in 1881 the emperor Alexander II from hands of terrorists. The first stone in the base of the temple was put in pawn by the widow empress Maria Fedorovna in the tenth anniversary of tragedy.

City dwellers brought their mite. Engineer A.L.Bertie-Delagard gratuitously carried out supervision of excavations. Baron A.L.Vrangel gave a part of the ground under construction and built a part of church at his own expense. Eleven bells were created in Moscow on money of wine producer N.D.Staheev. The temple was consecrated in 1902 at presence of the imperial couple. In 1909 P.F.Sobolev arranged there electric illumination and city authorities supplied the cathedral with electricity on holidays free of charge.

The mosaic Alexander Nevsky's portrait on a southern facade was created by A.Salviati. Krasnov supervised over works on internal furnish of the temple and paintings of walls.

In the XIX-XXth centuries Yalta became "the summer resort capital of Russia", and founders of the Yalta cathedral of Alexander Nevsky fairly considered that the new temple should become an ornament of the city, testifying to the future generations about fidelity of citizens to the great beginnings with which there lived Russian people.

At emperor Peacemaker Alexander III cathedrals in honor of Sacred Alexander Nevsky who was the heavenly patron of the lost emperor Alexander II were under construction all over Russia.

Square in the perimeter, in two circles, with five domes of different size, with a three-storied belltower in one volume with a temple, with the open external galleries, solidly thorough in the bottom part and it is easy come up in top, with an abundance of characteristic Russian patterns from small architectural forms-portals, decoratively issued forms. This project of the future temple surprisingly reminded the best Moscow temples of XVII century.

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