The Cathedral of the Dormition of the Tula Kremlin (Russian: Uspensky sobor), also known as Cathedral of the Assumption of the Tula Kremlin

Uspenskiy cathedral of Tula Kremlin was built on the site of the ancient Archangel Cathedral that had turned into a ramshackle condition. The construction of the Uspenskiy Cathedral began on May 7, 1762. On October 19, 1766 the cathedral was consecrated. It has a construction of a hall temple with a complex overlay structure and five beautiful photic domes. It is a one-storey cathedral with two rows of windows. Outside it is decorated with wonderful white – stone thread of the Baroque form. It is used to be a summer temple – without any heating system. In 1772, there began the construction of a four – tiered bell tower near the cathedral, which was completed in 1781 and 22 bells were placed on it. The bell tower was 70 meters high and had a gilded spire and a clock. At the base of the bell tower there was a warm temple of St. Tikhon of Amafuntsky with a chapel of St. John Chrysostom. The bell tower was lost. Inside the temple was painted by famous Yaroslavl artisans in 1765 – 1767. Frescos are of great artistic interest.
Read more
в избранное
Tula, Mendeleevskaya Street, 2, the Tula Kremlin
Нет отзывов

Search on map

Интересное рядом!

Select the place you want to visit


User ratings
Leave review
0 reviews
0 ratings
0 ratings
0 ratings
0 ratings
0 ratings
Your rating