Holy Trinity Monastery

Monday, April 21, 2014

Location, how to get there. Holy Trinity Monastery is located in the north of the city Alatyr, founded in the XVI century. To treat the monastery six temples in operation, the main temple at the center of the monastery, its height reaches 45 meters. The boundaries of the area surrounded by high walls. Currently, the monastery has two miracle-working icons – ‘Almighty Saviour’ and ‘Our Lady of Kazan’. Kazan Mother of God image miraculously appeared in the a spring on Klyuchevskoy field.

This image has saved the town from a cholera epidemic in 1748. The holy place is famous for its underground source and brings healing to pilgrims. map Alatyr Architecture: Belfry was built in the traditional temple style XI – XII centuries and the tower resembles the architecture of the Kremlin and marquee tipa.Novy officially recognized Russian record: the highest bell tower, made as a concrete monolith! Greatest asset the monastery is considered a high tower. October 6, 2009 PARIS Agency and Record Book of Russia formally recognized the new Russian record – the highest tower, made as a concrete monolith height 81.6 m. The measurement of height Bell Tower was conducted in the presence of a commission of 3 independent witnesses 30.09.2009 The building is probably the highest Orthodox bell tower in Europe. The building has a bell tower at its base 6 floors, including basement, rectangular shape.

Belfry, bell tower in the building, located at a height of 26 meters above the ground. There are 14 bells in three tiers on 2 floors. Weight biggest bells 8.6 and 18 tonnes. In total there are 14 levels of the belfry (Floors), joined the stairs. The building is decorated with mechanical chimes, located at a height of 41 m. with dials that go on 4 sides of the belfry, the diameter of each of which is just over 3 meters. The walls of the belfry decorated with pink bricks, combined with decorative elements made of white marble. Copper, gold edges, topped golden dome tent with a cross. The bell tower above even the famous Ivan the Great in Moscow now adorns Alatyr. It is the gate, so that soon take place in Holy Trinity Monastery will have a bell tower. Inside the bell tower is the church, to sanctify him in a monastery in the hope Bassion Alatyr memory, which is revered here as a locally venerated saints. Completion date. The highest tower without a doubt has a huge impact on the lives of Alatyrtsev. In the city trying to get a lot of pilgrims from all over Russia. Abbot – Archimandrite. Iernoim (Shurygin). Ofitsialno not announced when construction of the chapel will be completed, but judging by the appearance of the chapel – have to wait several more months. Now completed work on exterior, since the building is erected may be considered, see photo. In mid-2010 the bells were installed, now in the mornings you can hear their beautiful bells. A little about the city. Alatyr – a beautiful, lush greenery old city, standing proudly on a hill, surrounded by two rivers. Many call it the Orthodox center of Russia, 2 monasteries in the city of temples and 9 – pretty close to 40 thousand people. The bulk of the inhabitants of the city – the Orthodox Christians.