Illuminated Street Lamps of Patriarchy Bridge Against Twilight Skies

Illuminated Street Lamps of Patriarchy Bridge Against Twilight Skies
«Illuminated Street Lamps of Patriarchy Bridge Against Twilight Skies»

The view from Patriarchy bridge on illuminated old style street lamps and Cathedral of Christ the Savior against the beautiful clouds at summer twilight when the skies first began to darken.

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior is the main church in Moscow and symbol of Orthodoxy. It was opened in 1883, in a memory of Russian victory over Napoleon in 1812. This Cathedral had been under construction for about 40 years (1839-1883), but it was destroyed in one day, in December 5th, 1931 - during the Stalin's time, because communists decided to build "Soviet Palace" for their meetings. The Cathedral was recovered during 1995 - 2000. The walking Patriarchy bridge was constructed in 2004 and decorated with ornate 19th century-style lampposts that provide an excellent view of the bridge at night.

Photo #347 taken on August 13, 2016 during Moscow by Night tour with my dear client from New Zealand, Raewyn Durant.

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