Church of Elijah the Prophet

The Church of Elijah the Prophet is a remarkable monument of Russian 17th century architecture. It was built in 1647-1650 to replace two wooden cathedrals, at the request of the Skripin brothers who were in charge of the fur animals' hunting and who delivered the Tsars’ furrier. The church is famous for its inner decoration; every inch is decorated with mural paintings completed in 1681 by famous masters Guri Nikitin and Sila Savin.
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