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In 1395 Tamerlan's armies came to Moscow. Great Duke Vasiliy headed peoples volunteer corps.
To encourage people the Vladimirskaya Virgin Icon was brought from the Oldest Russian town Vladimir. And the Miracle came true! Tamerlan suddenly went away! In the memory of this event the church was built.
Then the Monastery was founded. In 1482 it was constructed in stone. In 1679 the Cathedral was constructed by the order of tsar Thedor Alekseevich.
Address: Bolshaya Lubianka, 19.
Directions: Metro Lubianka
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