Pojizerski temple complex of the XVIII century, will open in Pomerania after years of restoration

Arkhangelsk. August 10. INTERFAX – the Monument of Russian wooden architecture Pojizerski temple complex of the XVIII century, will open on Sunday after years of restoration, the press service of the Kenozersky national Park (Arkhangelsk region) on the territory of which is the churchyard.

“Along with the reconstruction of the external appearance of the buildings in the churchyard were restored and the interiors of churches: iconostasis and a unique “heaven” – vivid examples of monumental painting – just two sets in one temple. In the bell tower and the refectory will host the exhibition “Pojizerski the churchyard. History, architecture, parish of”, – stated in the message.

For the opening ceremony and consecration of the temple complex invited a number of top Russian and foreign guests. With a welcoming address by Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, Minister of natural resources and ecology of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kobylkin, Governor of the Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov.

The event will also feature the choir of Valaam monastery and the concert of bell-ringing.

It is noted that restoration work at the complex began in the mid 1980-ies.

Pojizerski temple complex – one of only six extant in Russia ensembles “tees” (it consists of two churches and bell towers), an outstanding masterpiece of Russian wooden architecture.