Goritsky Monastery (Pereslavl-Zalessky)

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Goritsky Monastery

The Goritsky Monastery of Dormition (Russian: Успенский Горицкий монастырь) was a Russian Orthodox monastery in Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia. [1]

It was supposedly established it early 14th century during the reign of Ivan I of Moscow (Ivan Kalita). No original architecture was preserved. The oldest parts of the current ensemble date to 17-18th centuries. [1]

The monastery was closed in 1788. In 1919 the Pereslavl-Zalessky Historical Museum was established within its territory.[1]

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Coordinates: 56°43′14″N 38°49′26″E / 56.7206°N 38.8239°E / 56.7206; 38.8239