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Church of St. John the Baptist

Church of St John the Baptist (Baptist Temple) is located on the east side of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra (Sergiyev Posad, Moscow region), over a wide arched opening. The church was built in 1692–1699..The church is among the best constructions of Moscow baroque. Crowned with an elegant five-domes and decorated with a rich carved decor that stands out against the background of red walls, it serves as a beautiful design of the main entrance to the monastery..At present, the sacrament of confession for pilgrims is performed daily in the temple.

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Taken on January 23, 2018