Alexander Nevsky Monastery, St. Petersburg

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Founded in 1710 by Peter the Great to house the relics of the military hero-saint Prince Alexander of Novgorod, this is one of only four Russian monasteries to be given the highest rank of lavra.

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319497
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Alexander Nevsky Monastery
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St. Petersburg, Russia
Coordinates
59.921130° N, 30.388613° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

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