Beautiful Churches: Church of the Ascension in Russia

By Shannon Henderson Published on March 20, 2016

This church was built in 1532 in Kolomenskoye, near Moscow, Russia to celebrate the birth of the prince Tsar Ivan IV, or “Ivan the Terrible.”

It was built in White Stone and is the first tent-roof stone church in Russia.

To learn more about the church and its history, click here.

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