Old buildings in the world
Crypts. It is beautiful to die is not forbidden
Fashion is the construction of the crypts. One of the first Kyiv – family
the crypt of a prominent politician Petro Poroshenko
On weekdays, the cemetery Zverinetska quiet and deserted. So much so that each
a rustling sound behind you makes you turn around and firmly grab her own purse
(you never know!). Old, barely visible graves, lop-sided monuments alternate
with a very modern black granite tombstones, with dates of graves end
While the construction is in full swing. It’s amazing how tight it is among
a graves, between which and squeeze something impossible, there is such
dome, gold plated cross on top. One of the tombs fenced
tracery cast-iron railing painted silver. The structure at the corners
crowned by slender columns with gilded tops. If you get closer and
look through the bars, we can see a big domovinu of black granite.
fenced wrought iron gates, over which is installed a small granite female
statue with cross in hand and wings on his shoulders. To get inside, apparently, can
only the closest people. Through the wrought iron gate you can see the semi-circular openwork
Playground, black granite walls back a high hill cemetery. On
granite carved some biblical scenes, and in the middle of a large white marble
the image of an angel.
Next door built a second large tomb,
where buried mother of a prominent politician. While there are construction works,
so, what exactly will be inside, will paint the walls, we don’t know. But you can see already,
that such a tomb could cost a very small amount. External walls and
floor around, is faced with black granite, as if in a mausoleum. From within the walls covers
bright veined marble. The entrance to the crypt is decorated with minted metal
figures of saints on a blue background. Front is also semi-circular platform that
workers, to see how things are going in the building, come very old
a relative of Peter’s. With simple of the cemetery employees he
the burial plot policy with old graves of nuns Vvedensky
monastery. Simple white crosses and small earthen mounds, almost srovnavaci
to the ground. The graves are very close, and you need to carefully look under
feet, so as not to inadvertently step on a mound. How would they know who have
to coexist. Although during his life on earth they managed to come to the truth that
Is there a fashion in construction
– Fashion for crypts? – asks Ivan Brave,
senior researcher of the Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and source studies
The national Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. – All surviving crypts in flannelette, for example, as a rule,
Modern ritual firms also offer
to make a crypt of marble or granite. The Internet has managed to find a couple of
modern projects. This may be the stele “framed by cliffs”, the crypts in the form
arches, columns, “mausoleum of red granite or white marble.” Most importantly,
all this “represents beauty, architectural integrity and eternal calm”.
(Apparently, the drafters wanted to write “peace.”) To do this “eternal beauty in
the stone” and maybe $50 thousand and $100 thousand
In one of the Donetsk firm
the manufacture of burial vaults, we were told that now the demand for crypts growing. Even
conducted economic calculations: in pit 5 by 3 m it is possible to “put”
only preserved in the Kiev of old crypts, it’s difficult to tell. Even professionals
don’t know the numbers. It is known that the old Polish and German tombs still
left on flannelette near cemeteries.
On the contrary flannelette
Church there are several old graves. In the summer, when blossoms foliage, their
is virtually invisible. There is an old Shrine in a Gothic style, so his
mini replica of the Catholic Cathedral. A few old buildings dug into the mountain.
To determine to what time they belong to, it is difficult – almost all dates are erased.
There are only a few names – a family of Diatlovichi, Alexander and Maria
Tyshkevichi, Vaclav and Natalia Mountain, honorary citizens of Kiev Michael and Agrippina
Matveevy. One of the latest burials in the tomb dates back to 1922. On
really coffins inside buildings anymore, what with them, nobody knows.
The tombs are like little houses, their sizes are about 2 to 4 m, height
2-2,5 m. to Determine their style is quite difficult. There are Gothic, classic
columns, the crypt, similar to the synagogue. There are reminiscent of pseudo-Russian style – with
small “onion domes” on top and seemingly over-hyped proportions.
Flannelette a few years ago, even built new vaults. Nothing special,
just a square concrete structures. Apparently, it was assumed that the one who
interested, myself and carry them finish. But, unfortunately, have not yet been found
those wishing to take a family crypt.
According to the Director of Flannelette
cemeteries of Andrei Nikiforovich of Uchimsya, before the family tradition of Kiev were
other. It is rare when the grieving widow again married, and after the death of her too