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This old church standing on the plain of Kargapol, Russia, is open to wind and weather, and the wasteland spreads around for many kilometres. The church is dated 1655, being one of the oldest architectural monuments of the Arkhangelsk region. Right now we are going to have a closer look at it and visit the neighbouring village, Saunino, where one more equally old church complex is situated.

This old church standing on the plain of Kargapol, Russia, is open to wind and weather, and the wasteland spreads around for many kilometres. The church is dated 1655, being one of the oldest architectural monuments of the Arkhangelsk region. Right now we are going to have a closer look at it and visit the neighbouring village, Saunino, where one more equally old church complex is situated.

Wood Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit.  Photo taken in Nevelsky District, Pskov  Russia

Wood Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit. Photo taken in Nevelsky District, Pskov Russia

Nikita Monastery  The oldest monastery of Pereslavl, according to legend founded by the son of Vladimir the Red Sun. Until all the Xvi century monastery

Nikita Monastery The oldest monastery of Pereslavl, according to legend founded by the son of Vladimir the Red Sun. Until all the Xvi century monastery

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