January 2, 2011

A Big Procession With A BIG Icon

A Procession with the icon of the All Merciful Savior in Tutaev on 1 August 2010. The route of the procession was over 5 kilometres (3 miles).

The Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ (1652-1678) is considered to be one of the finest specimens of old Russian architecture. It is a real gem in the crown of excellent masterpieces of the best Russian architects. The unique miracle-working icon "The Image of the Savior the Merciful" is kept there. According to tradition, the icon was drawn in the beginning of 15th century by Dionisy Glushitsky.