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The Goritsky Monastery of Dormition

The Goritsky Monastery of Dormition was a Russian Orthodox monastery in Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia.

 

It was supposedly established it early 14th century during the reign of Ivan I of Moscow (Ivan Kalita). No original architecture was preserved. The oldest parts of the current ensemble date to 17-18th centuries.

 

The monastery was closed in 1788. In 1919 the Pereslavl-Zalessky Historical Museum was established within its territory.

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Taken on June 17, 2012