French: Église de l'Ascension à Kolomenskoye
The Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye is a World Heritage Site in Russian Federation defined by the UNESCO in 1994 and definitely a recommended cultural sightseeing location.
It is on position 194 (195) in our monthly survey..

"The Church of the Ascension was built in 1532 on the imperial estate of Kolomenskoye, near Moscow, to celebrate the birth of the prince who was to become Tsar Ivan IV ('the Terrible'). One of the earliest examples of a traditional wooden tent-roofed church on a stone and brick substructure, it had a great influence on the development of Russian ecclesiastical architecture."
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