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Russian Ministry of Culture included Kirillo-Belozersky Museum-Preserve into an international project «Days of Russian Spiritual Culture»

The top leadership of the Kirillo-Belozersky Museum-Preserve presented a concept of its development in the RF Ministry of Culture, Moscow.

The majestic architectural ensemble of the Kirillo-Belozersky Museum-Preserve is one of the largest in Russia. It has kept architectural monuments of XV-XIX centuries, massive walls and towers. The length of the walls is about 2 km. The Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery won an international renown owing to the effect of stateliness and an artistic work of exceptional value. Laid out and built in the traditions of early Russian design, it is preserved as monuments of church architecture.

Now the Kirillo-Belozersky monastery astounds everybody by the enormous size of its fortified walls and towers. Among the structures that merit special attention are the Cathedral of the Assumption (1497), the Church of the Archangel Gabriel with a bell-tower and a refectory. Their distinctive traits lie in the simplicity and accuracy of the external décor.

Russian deputy minister of culture Ms. A. Manilova advised to include the Kirillo-Belozersky Museum-Preserve into an international project «Days of Russian Spiritual Culture».

The Days of Russia with spiritual events is a large-scale cultural and educational project organized by the Russian Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in close cooperation with the Russian Orthodox Church.

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