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Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God, Nizhny Novgorod

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Rising above the streets and the river, Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God serves as a structure of high national importance and a solid example of Stroganov Baroque architecture. This 18th-century monument, often described as the town's most striking creation, features a red and white ornamented facade and domes of multiple colored tiles. Inside you'll see gilded details and numerous icons, including representations of Saint Nicholas and the Virgin Mary. A dress code usually applies at the site, especially during service times; it's best to dress modestly with your knees and shoulders covered when entering. See Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God and all Nizhny Novgorod has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nizhny Novgorod online trip maker.
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  • The Christmas or Stroganov Orthodox Church is one of my favorites not only in Nizhny Novgorod, but also in Russia. The combination of pink walls and white stone carvings looks very elegant. The... 
    The Christmas or Stroganov Orthodox Church is one of my favorites not only in Nizhny Novgorod, but also in Russia. The combination of pink walls and white stone carvings looks very elegant. The...  more »
  • This Church is commonly known as Stroganoff Church. Officially it is called the Church of the Nativity. But everyone calls it by the name of its funders - the rich family of Stroganoff (French... 
    This Church is commonly known as Stroganoff Church. Officially it is called the Church of the Nativity. But everyone calls it by the name of its funders - the rich family of Stroganoff (French...  more »

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