Donsky Monastery

Donsky Monastery


Moscow, Russian Federation (RU)
Donskoy Monastery (Russian: Донскoй монастырь) is a Russian Orthodox monastery in Moscow, founded in 1591 in commemoration of Moscow's deliverance from an imminent threat of Khan Kazy-Girey's invasion. Commanding a highway to the Crimea, the monastery was intended to defend southern approaches to the Moscow Kremlin.
Donskoy Monastery (Russian: Донскoй монастырь) is a Russian Orthodox monastery in Moscow, founded in 1591 in commemoration of Moscow's deliverance from an imminent threat of Khan Kazy-Girey's invasion. Commanding a highway to the Crimea, the monastery was intended to defend southern approaches to the Moscow Kremlin.
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