20 stunning aerial views of Russian churches (PHOTOS)

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Golden domes, tall bell towers – Russian churches are beautiful from any angle, but we’d like to show them in a way you will never be able to see.

1. Cathedrals of the Moscow Kremlin and Christ the Saviour Cathedral

2. Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius in Sergiev Posad, Moscow region

3. Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg

4. Monastery of St. Jacob Saviour (Spaso-Yakovlevsky Monastery) in Rostov

5. Assumption Cathedral in Omsk

6. Monastery of Sts. Boris and Gleb in Torzhok, Tver region

7. Trinity Cathedral, St. Petersburg

8. Church of the Intercession in Tutaev, Yaroslavl region

9. Uglich Kremlin, Yaroslavl Region: Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Saviour and Church of Tsarevich Dmitry on the Blood

10. The belltower of the Transfiguration Cathedral, Sudislavl, Kostroma region

11. Nilov monastery on Stolobny Island of the Lake Seliger, Tver region

12. Valday Iversky Monastery, Novgorod region

13. Trinity-Boldin Monastery, Smolensk region

14. Church of the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste in Pereslavl, Yaroslavl region

15. Church of the Theotokos of the Sign in Dubrovitsy, Moscow region

16. View from the rooftop of the Dormition Cathedral in Yaroslavl

17. Church of the Resurrection in Plyos, Ivanovo region

18. Church of Archangel Michael, Suzdal, Vladimir region

19. Dormition Cathedral in Vladimir

20. Naval Cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Kronstadt, St. Petersburg

Read more: 10 of Russia’s most beautiful churches

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