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An old bridge across the Aydar - Starobil's'k

An old bridge across the Aydar

Bridges Across the Aydar

Since the River Aydar rounds the city at a big distance, there are several bridges across the Aydar in Starobilsk:
from the upstream down:
Railway Bridge;
Suspended Bridge;
Gnilokha Bridge;
Podrogovka Bridge;
Moskalivka Bridge.

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  • Updated Dec 8, 2011
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Holy Sorrow Women’s Monastery - Starobil's'k

Holy Sorrow Women’s Monastery

Attending a Liturgy

There are two old Orthodox churches and a women’s monastery in Starobilsk:

St.Nickolas Cathedral
built in 1862
located at 11 Uritsky Street
tel.+38 06461 21001
Archpriest Vladimir (Solovey).
Church of Nativity of John the Forerunner
built in 1850
located in Ware Square
Archpriest Alexander (Velichko).
tel.+38 06461 20534
Holy Sorrow Women’s Monastery
revived in1993.
The full name of the monastery is
Russian Orthodox Church Monastery of Our Lady, The Joy of All Who Sorrow.

One of the city legends reads that all these churches and the monastery were connected by underground passages that used to be big enough to allow a rider and a cart pass.


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  • Updated May 25, 2011
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