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Church of the Archangel Michael, Smolensk

Church of the Archangel Michael, Smolensk The only monument of the Smolensk architectural school, remained up to now, is the Church of the Archangel Michael. It differs from others with the stage composition and the marked verticalism of proportions,that give the church gracefulness and solemnity. Being built between 1180 and 1197, the temple stroke the contemporaries with the exquisiteness of the forms and the richness of the inner decoration http://admin.smolensk.ru/tour_sp/eng/cerk.htm
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