Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery - Table of Contents

Buildings - Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery
, Russia


A finial in the shape of a cross indicates that the building is a church.
onion domes  indicate Russian Byzantine architecture.

Onion dome

Wooden  onion dome

Plaster ornamentation

Note  bell gable 

Bell gable

Compound arch  door surround

Note building at right (illustrated below)

Triple cupolas -the tallest one always the central dome  in Byzantine architecture.

White chimney.

Photos and their arrangement © 2010 Chuck LaChiusa
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