Archives of memory of the Royal family appeared in Church in the Crimea

Simferopol. June 19. INTERFAX – Archives of the memory of the family of Emperor Nicholas II was held at the Holy cross Palace Church in the village of Livadia in the South of Crimea.

“The exhibition includes original photographs of Russian emperors of the Romanov dynasty – Alexander II, Alexander III, Nicholas II, empresses and Grand Dukes, as well as a personal photo album of Emperor Nicholas II. Silver and gold awards, orders, medals: award for the defence of Sevastopol of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich – the order of St. George, St. George crosses, medals table for the coronation, marriage, and death of the Russian monarchs”, informs on Monday a press-service of administration of Yalta.

Holy cross Church – the Church at Livadia Palace, which at the request of Empress Maria Alexandrovna was consecrated in honor of the exaltation of the Holy cross.

Metropolitan of Simferopol and Crimea Lazar sent a message of greeting on the occasion of the opening of the repository, in which he expressed the belief that the visitors through the pictures and Museum exhibits will be able to “at least in a small way to imagine what bitter experiences and sorrows have been through Royal martyrs in the past century.”

Over time, the Museum collection moved to a newly built ascension Church in Livadia.