Michael the Archangel Cathedral (Arkhangelsk)

In Arkhangelsk, is a construction of Archangel Michael Cathedral.

Preparation for construction in Archangel Cathedral began in 2005 with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II. November 21, 2008 Bishop Tikhon of Arkhangelsk and Kholmogorsky blessed the foundation stone at the site of the future cathedral, the fall of 2010 was over the zero cycle, and in February 2011 began the construction of the walls.

At the moment, finished building the walls of the central drum and four corner belfries, is preparing to climb the domes and installation of bells. Construction of the cathedral is of "Архангельскгражданреконструкция" project Vadim Mikhailovich Kibireva.

The total area of the cathedral 3 435.6 m2, height to the cross on the main dome — 64.5 m 

After the completion of the new church will be able to accommodate 3,000 people at its base will operate a Sunday school, a library, a hall for cultural and educational events, a mother and child welfare service and youth clubs.

The new cathedral will change the appearance of the city, becoming not only the decoration of Arkhangelsk, but also a center of spiritual and cultural life.

This will be the cathedral under construction. View from the Northern Dvina:

The design view of the northern facade:

View from the Trinity Avenue:

Bells:

View from the Maritime and River Station:

View from the Northern Dvina:

These photos were taken by me in June of this year.

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