Church of St. Nicholas in Pyzhy

Church of St. Nicholas in Pyzhy – Orthodox Church of the Moskvoretsky deanery of the Moscow diocese; an architectural monument of the 17th century.

The stone temple was built in 1657. In 1691, chapels were built in honor of Anthony and Theodosius of the Caves and in honor of St. Nicholas, whose name eventually became the main one for “Nikola in Pyzhy.” After the devastation in 1812, the temple was restored, starting in 1848, with the money of the merchants Lyamins.

The temple was closed in 1934 and returned to the Russian Orthodox Church only in 1990, and services began in 1991. Iconostases – modern, the work of I. V. Klimenko; in the Nikolsky aisle – murals of the late 19th century by A. Sokolov.

Working hours: daily, 10:00–20:00.

Address: Bolshaya Ordynka, 27A/8с1, Moscow.

Nearest metro: Tretyakovskaya, Novokuznetskaya.

See also architecture of Moscowchurches and cathedrals of Moscow

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