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Shabolovskaya 670 m

Monastery Donskoy Monastery


Stauropegic friary (from 1745) of Russian Church

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  • Donskoy Monastery is a major monastery in Moscow, founded in 1591 in commemoration of Moscow's deliverance from an imminent threat of Khan Kazy-Girey’s invasion. Commanding a highway to the Crimea, the monastery was intended to defend southern approaches to the Moscow Kremlin.


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