[RUSSIA.GOLDENRING 26.067] ‘Genesis in full colour.’ The Church of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker was the first of Yaroslavl’s stone merchant churches, built in 1622. The frescoes in its western vestibule depict several stories from Genesis in a colourful way. Photo Mick Palarczyk.
Saint Petersburg Mosque, Russia - Quote:"The walls were made with grey granite and the dome and both minarets (tower) are covered with mosaic ceramics of sky-light-blue colour. Skilled craftsmen from Central Asia took part working on the mosque.