The Chapel of the Icon of the Mother of God “The Three-handed” 

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The Chapel of the Icon of the Mother of God “The Three-handed” 

The Orthodox chapel with the icon of the Mother of God the Three-Handed was built in honour of the foundation of Grigoriopol. The initiators of the construction were the bishop of Tiraspol and Dubasari Justinian, Yu.E. Nilov, P.G. Denisenko and the head of the state administration I. I. Zynnik.

The chapel was built on the site where the foundation stone of the city was laid on July 25, 1792. Оn July 25, according to the calendar of the Orthodox Church, the icon of the Mother of God “The Three-handed” is celebrated. It is considered the patron of the town and was installed in the erected chapel.

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