Otsu Church

The library named after Yuri Inge opened an exhibition of paintings Miroslava – "Orthodox Russia". Attention viewers are landscapes depicting the monasteries, churches and chapels of various regions of Russia. Clean bright warm colors paintings create a festive mood and light, remarkably quiet and sublime tune with the joy of Easter day, which is dedicated exhibition. Consider carefully what the monasteries and churches represented on the canvas, try to understand what they are interested in Miroslav, and that she wanted to convey to us the audience. Residents can easily learn Strelna on one of the landscapes elegant church, located at the railway station "Volodarskaya." The chapel was built in 1904 in memory of the healing of the Tsarevich Nicholas II after this on his 1891 assassination in the Japanese city of Otsu. With prayers for the quick recovery of the Crown Prince Orthodox Icon of Our Lady prayed Mother of 'All the Afflicted ", and therefore memorable chapel was dedicated in honor of the miraculous icon.

In 1990 the chapel was restored and reconstructed as a church. The landscape is depicted on the temple Miroslava snow clearing Surrounded by snow-powdered trees. It does not have the hustle and bustle that surrounds the church, in reality: there is no intimacy stations, roads, people can not see. Snow-covered path leads to the entrance of the fairytale-like gingerbread House building, which soars into the tent of blue sky, as if pointing the way for everyone – for God. Surrounded by a winter landscape shows another Orthodox church Petrodvorets district – Gothic chapel built in 1830-1834 years by order of Nicholas I. Chapel, consecrated in the name of the Holy Blessed Grand Prince Alexander Nevsky, performed in a rare Orthodox architecture to the Gothic style. Elegance and grace of the church on the canvas Miroslava highlighted by comparing the temple with a written plan on the first lonely little tree growing frail.