Frescoes of the Transfiguration Cathedral at Mirozhsky Monastery

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Holy Transfiguration-Mirozhsky Monastery in Pskov is one of the most ancient in Russia, located on the left bank of the Velikaya River, at the confluence of the small Mirozhki River. The monastery is especially famous for its magnificent pre-Mongol frescoes covering the walls of the twelfth-century Transfiguration Cathedral. On July 7, 2019, the cathedral was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.

All photos: Anton Pospelov / Pravoslavie.Ru

Mirozhsky Monastery

Mirozhsky Monastery

Holy Transfiguration Cathedral at the Mirozhsky Monastery

Holy Transfiguration Cathedral at the Mirozhsky Monastery

Fragment of ancient masonry

Fragment of ancient masonry

Scenes from the life of Sts. Joachim and Anna

Scenes from the life of Sts. Joachim and Anna

Sts. Joachim and Anna

Sts. Joachim and Anna

Sts. Joachim and Anna

Sts. Joachim and Anna

Sts. Joachim and Anna

Sts. Joachim and Anna

The prayer of St. Anna

The prayer of St. Anna

The Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos

The Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos

Archangel Gabriel

Archangel Gabriel

The Meeting of the Lord

The Meeting of the Lord

Healing of the ten lepers

Healing of the ten lepers

Healing of the ten lepers

Healing of the ten lepers

Walking on the water

Walking on the water

The Transfiguration of the Lord

The Transfiguration of the Lord

The Crucifixion

The Crucifixion

Placing Christ in the Tomb

Placing Christ in the Tomb

The Harrowing of Hades

The Harrowing of Hades

The assurance of Thomas

The assurance of Thomas

The Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos

The Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos

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