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St. Alexander Nevsky church in Stameriena

The orthodox church in Stameriena was built in 1902 – 1904, as most of the inhabitants of the parish were then orthodox, besides the owner of Stameriena Manor Johan Gotlieb Eduard von Wolf was married to the Russian Sofia Potyomkina.  In 2004 the church was renewed to its former lustre.

  • Stameriena church
  • Photo: From the archive of Gulbene TIC
  • Stameriena church
  • Photo: From the archive of Gulbene TIC
  • Stameriena church
  • Photo: From the archive of Gulbene TIC
  • The cross with mountain crystals from Stameriena church
  • Photo: From the archive of Gulbene TIC

Alexander Nevsky Orthodox church in Stameriene is a part of the complex of Stameriene Manor.Before this church there was a predecessor – a small wooden building with place for 250 workshippers.Due to non-quality building materials it soon deteriorated.The fundaments of the new orthodox church were laid on June 29th, 1902, and the construction was finished in 1904.At that time the old church was taken down as well.The new church could host 650 - 700 people and it cots more than 35 000 roubles.After WWII services were discontinued and the church was turned into a storage.
The church is built in the style of classicism with simple decoration.  It has gilded crosses above the silver plated cupolas, huge mountain crystals are incorporated in the crosses.

 
57.215752, 26.892300
  • Address: 
    Gulbene district, Stāmeriena parish, Vecstāmeriena, LV-4406
  • Mobile: 
    +371 28389893
  • Languages spoken: 
    • Latvian
    • Russian
  • Admission fee: 
    For donations
  • Payment methods: 
    • Cash
Services: 
  • Guide service available
Amenities and Features: 
  • Free parking
  • WC
Working Hours: 

Available for visitors upon prior notice.

Last updated: 09.09.2014