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Stone Bell Tower

The 70-meters high stone bell tower of the Epiphany church was built on the money of merchant I. S. Krivonosov. The bell tower is the third temple of the Epiphany church. Its construction began in 1895. On October 1, 1900, the 526-pound bell was solemnly lifted to the belfry. The bell tower served as a belfry and a temple room. In 1920-1990 it was used as warehouses, shops, workshops, including architectural ones. In August 1999 the chamber hall of Shalyapin, branch of the National Center of Culture "Kazan" was opened on the second floor of the bell tower.
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