The construction of this nunnery (monastery for nuns) was started in 2002, at the south-east part of Apsheronsk (Yudin’s Street, 4, at the end of the city’s main street, Lenin’s). The monastery is dedicated to the icon with Orans of Mother of God. Epithetical name of the icon is “Inviolable Wall”. You can see the copy of the icon near the entrance to the monastery.
As it is seen in the picture, two years ago construction of the bell tower was not completed yet. But the general concept of the architectural complex, which was designed in the form of a stronghold, was visible pretty well. Now, as fresh pictures from the Internet show, the construction of the monastery seems to be completed.
GPS coordinates: 44.44653 Lat, 39.76561 Long, 208 m
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bracasha75 (24583) 2011-05-05 0:08
Beautiful architecture and lovely color set
REally awsome work
TopGeo (38204) 2011-05-05 0:16
Hi Sergiy! A new architecture of Monastery in a very nice clean image of the old item and add a note informative work!excellent clarity, splendid sky and wonderful natural colors, very nice frame! well done,
samson (1355) 2011-05-05 1:41
The walls will stop the nuns from coming out?
Or to prevent horny males from coming in.
Very interesting building with colourful roofs. The blue says stay out (to males)...
rodgerg (55767) 2011-05-05 1:58
An another excellent view of this superb religious architectur. The colors give a beautiful contrast with the white color well exposed. a perfect and very interesting photowork.
mkamionka (30694) 2011-05-05 2:03
beautiful piece of architecture again. I like the variety of shapes and colors here which makes an interesting effect.
Great postcard like presentation, TFS
saxo042 (37578) 2011-05-05 2:21
All the white walls of this monastery lightens the picture and the combination with the differntly painted roofs is beautiful. The brown background brick building provides an interesting contrast.
macondo (18623) 2011-05-05 2:36
Before I read your note, I assumed this was an old building that had been well restored. The style of architecture is from the past, I think, but with less detailing. Your well angled panoramic photo captures it very well, and thanks for your interesting note.
Sonata11 (33283) 2011-05-05 4:36
what a beautiful architecture of monastery. Very good faming. Wonderful of your picture is those fantastic colors and remarkable contrast between the blue sky and the church. You've manage to convey excellently the beauty of this monastery. I like it a very much so.
All the best,
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-05-05 5:02
Very colorful monastery. I like the way you have captured all the details. Nice contrast between the blue sky and the white church. Superb quality image.
siamesa (27743) 2011-05-05 5:16
Bom dia Sergiy
Very beautiful construction. Does the words "Inviolable walls" mean that the nuns can't go out of there or it is just a language figure?
As always the pov is perfect and the colors are very nice.
nikkitta (14858) 2011-05-05 7:06
A question, do you always choose the right angle to take the photo?
So the new building keep the old forms?
That is good, I like the nunnery with the white walls and colored domes
The two pavilions on the left are also nice
JFS (32459) 2011-05-05 7:10
What a lovely composition full of colors, sharpness and interesting architecture. thanks Sergiy!
PaulVDV (22721) 2011-05-05 7:29
Taken from the best angle, the picture shows well the beautiful architecture of this monastery.
The white facades and walls are very striking but really beautiful under the red dome and the blue roofs.
The red brown bell tower adds more colour to the picture.
Best regards, Paul
pablominto (53744) 2011-05-05 10:23
I'm amazed to see this building was constructed less than ten years ago!
A fine capture, I notice the fine details and the angle of light that adds a sense of depth to the structure...
And the fine light renders strong vivid colours!
pajaran (52602) 2011-05-05 10:56
Lep manastir ...
Lepo mesto sa ogradom oko manastira , koso svetlo sunca naglasilo je je lepotu arhitekture, lepa fotografija.
Dobar snimak, ostrina i prikaz lepim bojama.
Dobar tekst sa podacima i kompozicija, moje cestitke na dobrom radu.
Prijatno vece sa lepim secanjem na posetu manastiru.
A beautiful monastery ...
Nice place with a fence around the monastery, the sun slanting light has highlighted the beauty of architecture, beautiful photos.
Good shot, nice sharpness and display colors.
Good text and data composition, my congratulations on the good work.
Pleasant evening with a beautiful memory of the visit to the monastery.
All the best.
emka (79875) 2011-05-05 12:04
Interesting new nunnery. I see that in the modern version the blue domes are by something like towers. The brick tower will be white too, probably. looks nice , colourful.
leo61 (0) 2011-05-05 12:07
An interesting note and a good shot.Colors,contrast and quality are perfect and I like the composition with this tower at the right side.
ciakgiak (30421) 2011-05-05 12:55
un'architettura molto interessante con decorazioni molto belle e colori sgargianti.
L'effetto è sicuramente bello, peccato per la torre incompleta che spero possa essere completata presto, la luce è magnifica, la qualità eccellente.
Un caro abbraccio
siudzi (33973) 2011-05-05 13:24
This is really great architecture with strong color contrast. You have chosen very good point of view to provide us with this wonderful composition. Well done.
Thanks for sharing.
npecanhuk (66324) 2011-05-06 5:09
Attractive picture of them!
Sharpness, exposure, chosen pov, colors, horizontal format, contrasts and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
adramad (38563) 2011-05-06 11:27
Fantastic architecture and a great composition in this picture, which shows us all this variety of domes and towers, spectacular and very attractive this mixture of colors in the monastery, singular contrast to the tower to the right, if not well or is in construction.
You have captured the image with a great light, which gives you a wealth of great color, great sharpness gives a picture quality to enjoy with so many elements to observe. Well done.
Enjoy a great weekend.
jaywalker (16101) 2011-05-08 6:22
Hi Sergiy, What a beautiful building with it's different types of roof, the cone, the dome & the pyramid, the clear blue sky really allows for some wonderful light to shine through, a well chosen POV, kind regards Wilson.
kordinator (18548) 2011-05-09 0:56
Sergiy,what to say.
Nice shooting angle selected fine designed with beautiful colorful photos detaljoma beautiful arhitektire.
Perfect light,nice format,excellent sharpness,interesting informations.
Expected of you.
sacimar (25975) 2011-05-09 11:13
I like the domes of the building and colors, it's an interesting monastery, different from those we can find in Spain, good details and perspective,
JCG (35129) 2011-05-10 0:54
Indeed we see that the tower is still unfinished, it apparently lacks the painting... Anyway congratulations to all the partners who contributed to the construction of this magnificent monastery, the architecture is beautiful and colorful as usual. A nice photo to show us their work, the sight is tight and efficient light is very beautiful. An interesting composition, thank you Sergiy.
With all my friendships and a very good day
paololg (31448) 2011-05-10 13:49
Ciao dear Sergiy,
the presence of the bricks bell tower mostly underlines the beauty and the vividness of the colors of the convent. An interesting architecturally complex, with the domes turquoise different from the classical style of the orthodox churches, surely more modern. Amazing sharpness, every your photo is a lesson of good quality. Congratulations!
CIao, have a nice Wednesday!
danos (87475) 2011-05-11 0:37
the presentation of the nunnery Monastery is great with the clarity and the sharpness to are unique.I like the brilliant day light as the contrast of the colours making a photo to looks like as a post card.
Have a good day,Danos
serp2000 (40350) 2011-05-13 7:46
Интересный репортаж из Апшеронска (помню холодильники оттуда). Отличные цвет и детализация.
Удачной поездки. Я тоже был в похожем турне но 1999. С тех пор обуржуазился ))) и предпочитаю не больше 2 стран за раз посещать. Мозги вскипают.
geoant68 (331) 2011-05-20 1:34
the panoramic view of the nunnery Monastery is superb,with the colours and the light to are captured so great.The different colours of the the domes are well contrasted with the clarity and the sharpness to be so fine.
skippy007 (12510) 2011-05-23 20:10
Hello Sergiy, I also thought this was old church being restored, good to hear from you of so many new churches being built in your part of the world, here it is the opposite with many closing. Beautiful & very traditional, panorama style is very suitable here to accommodate the wide view, splendid colour, good light & excellent clarity. Bravo
jmdias (56127) 2011-09-09 2:52
interesting and beautiful these colors and the old style mixed with the modern one. good pov, light, framing and sharpness. TFS.
thebest (4276) 2013-01-14 15:34
This is a wonderful image of the Monastery - I imagine the bell tower on the right of the image will match the rest of the architecture - I shall have to google the monastery to see the completed look.
I like the coloured domes & the gold icon.
Not the sort of look that I am used to seeing of a Monastery therefore I find it a very interesting photo & congratulations on your excellent notes.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-08-20
- Categories: Architecture, Artwork
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Lands of Kuban, Don & Donets Rivers
- Date Submitted: 2011-05-05 0:04