Architects of Constantinople

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    This is Cathedral of the Dormition at the Pechersk Lavra in Kiev. It was cold and my tripod was like holding on to liquid nitrogen.

    The cathedral was built by a group of Antonite monks from Constantinople on top of a complex network of caves under the Berestov Mount overlooking the Dneiper river.

    Detail: Large on Black

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    1. ! . © Angela Lobefaro . ! 97 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called HOLIDAYS-VACANZE-URLAUB - VOTE VOTE VOTE CoNteSt MOUNTAINS, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

      very beautiful shot and building

    2. maesk 97 months ago | reply

      Excellent stuff, very crisp and clear and great tones!

    3. asmundur 97 months ago | reply

      Amazing stuff!

    4. susan_r4 97 months ago | reply

      Beautiful Cathedral Trey - great capture in cold conditions!

    5. jacquie pics 97 months ago | reply

      Stuning id like to see this for my self its just so beautiful

    6. RottieLover♥ 97 months ago | reply

      What a work of art! It is so amazing that such magical places exist! Beautifully represented!
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    7. fotoJENica 97 months ago | reply

      Wonderful image.. beautifully captured!!!

    8. Crowjay 97 months ago | reply

      Wow beautiful!

    9. simrosebud1961 97 months ago | reply

      Beautiful building and it looks like it's huge.

    10. beforethecoffee 97 months ago | reply

      Wow, some amazing art work in the facade. Indeed best viewed large. Looks like a bad guy in the bottom right.

    11. Ducatirider - 97 months ago | reply

      Kiev has some wonderfully elaborate buildings, just a shame I didn't have the time to capture them when I was there but I good job you did. Great shot

    12. neilalderney123 97 months ago | reply

      Of course the cold helped the CCD capture such a great image!
      I can't believe the complexity in the roof line.

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    13. Félix Gutiérrez [deleted] 97 months ago | reply

      nicely composed, amazing building ;)

    14. angelabams 97 months ago | reply

      What a neat building the white jumps out at you.!! Your hands had to be cold.

    15. iceman9294 97 months ago | reply

      Trey, check out this one from another Flickr member. Different color but very similar styles....

    16. ahvalj 96 months ago | reply

      Actually, everything you see here is the product of the 17-18th centuries - architects of Constantinople would have had troubles trying to recognize their child ;-) But a sympathetic building, anyway...

    17. fusion-of-horizons 63 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Orthodox Church Architecture, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    18. cevatzade / [deleted] 63 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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