Kiev Jerusalem

Kiev Jerusalem at Lukyanivka district in Kiev

 

St. Theodores Church or Jerusalem in KIev

A project of the church at Lukianivka has being fulfilled by the architect P. Fedorov during 1871-1873 years. Much of the money were received for the construction according to the will of a collegiate assessor Fedor Ivanov – probably why the temple was consecrated in honor of St. Theodore.

St. Theodores Church or Jerusalem in KIev

Exact copies of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and the cave church of Clement of Rome in Inkerman made ​​this temple famous.

St. Theodores Church or Jerusalem in KIev

In 1924, Soviets seized the church in the religious community. In the mid-1930s it was destroyed along with the cemetery. And a new Park appeared on that place.

St. Theodores Church or Jerusalem in KIev

Archaeological excavations discovered intact and preserved foundations of the church construction underground sanctuaries in 2008-2009. Also the altar of St. Clement of Rome and the altar with the “cave of the Holy Sepulchre were excavated.

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