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Envelopes [Irkutsk]. Cathedral Bogoyavleniya
Monument of architecture XVIII centuries

Envelopes [Irkutsk] - Cathedral Bogoyavleniya<br>Monument of architecture XVIII centuries
Number: 90-377 (USSR)
Date: 23 August 1990
Author: L. Fomenko

Description: The bottom quay, 2. Bogoyavlenskiy the Cathedral (1718-1726). The beginning of a cathedral in name Bogoyavleniya Gospodnya was necessary in 1693 when the first inhabitants of the Irkutsk jail have erected a wooden temple. It(he) has burned down in the big fire in 1716. The stone temple is incorporated in 1718, the first thrones of it are consecrated in 1724-1726. the cathedral was the main temple of city before consecration in 1894. The Kazan cathedral. In Siberia it is known only 3 architectural monuments decorated with tiles. In a decor of a cathedral the mix of old russian motives and elements of a baroque is appreciable. In this construction sources of that in a consequence critics will name " the Siberian baroque ". In 1934 the cathedral was closed. In his walls there was a shop of a bakery, a hostel and a warehouse salt - in main . Now the cathedral also is transferred(handed) to church.

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