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Alexander Nevsky Lavra

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[[File:NevskyLavra ivanov.jpg|right|thumb|250px|Alexander Nevsky Lavra, St. Petersburg, Russia - 1815 painting by Ivanov]]
'''Alexander Nevsky Lavra''', located in St. Petersburg, Russia, is the principal [[monastery]] of the [[Church of Russia]] for men in the [[Eparchy of St. Petersburg]]. The monastery was founded by Tsar Peter I in 1710 as he began building his new capital on Neva River. The monastery is dedicated to the [[Holy Trinity]] and Saint [[Alexander Nevsky]].

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