72-ton Tsar-Bell of Lavra in Winter
View of the 72-ton Tsar-Bell (Tsarsky Kolokol) with a clapper on the second tier of the bell tower a little covered with snow in the winter season. It is a South Side of the bell with an image of Patriarch Alexis II engraved on it. In present time it is the biggest working bell in Russia (but smaller its broken namesake in Moscow Kremlin). The bell was cast in the Baltic foundry in St. Petersburg in 2003 and it is the second version of the bell cast in 1748 by an unknown master, but broken with many over bells of Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra in 1930s by order of Soviet authorities.
Photo #095 taken on December 25, 2017 during countryside tour to Sergiev Posad with my dear client from India, Arvind Sony.
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