Photographer's Note

Church of St George is a pure example of Novgorodian medieval style of architecture. It was made by the same team of architects as Uspensky cathedral nearby, also in XII century, in year 1165-1166. Building was made to commemorate victory in the Battle on Voronega River, in which Novgorodians were victorous over the Swedes. Ivan the Terrible, being very religious (despite all his atrocities, ridiculous thing), vizited this church and prayed in it, at least twice.
Church changed very little during all 900 years of its history. There are lot of POVs around, but I choosed this one to accentuate it's simplicity and elegance.
Church is not very big, actually.

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