Churches of Nizhny Novgorod

One thing struck me when exploring the old town of the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod – just how many churches there were to see.

Церковь Рождества Иоанна Предтечи на Торгу

St. John the Baptist Church – Wikipedia link (Russian language)

National Unity Square in Nizhny Novgorod

Церковь Алексия, митрополита Московского в Благовещенском монастыре

Church of Alexius, Metropolitan of Moscow, at the Annunciation Monastery – Wikipedia link (Russian language)

Church on the banks of the Oka River

Успенская церковь на Ильинской горе

Church of the Assumption on Mount Elias – Wikipedia link (Russian language)

Soviet-era apartments tower over a historic church

Рождественская церковь

Church of the Nativity – Wikipedia link (Russian language)

Looking west over the Oka River in Nizhny Novgorod

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