Tens of thousands of people took part in the procession in memory of the Royal family, who was executed 99 years ago. People were walking all night. 21 km from the Temple-on-Blood in Ekaterinburg to the Ganina Pit. From the Temple built on the site of the massacre, to the monastery where it was buried.
The most important night of the Orthodox world. The Royal procession brought together parishioners from across the country at the Temple-on-Blood in Ekaterinburg, the place where he was shot last Russian Emperor Nicholas II and his family. At the Temple the divine Liturgy. It lasts almost 5 hours. This service completes the Orthodox festival "Imperial days" - the traditional large-scale event in Russia.
The national anthem of the Russian Empire for the first time is preceded by a large Royal procession. Thousands of pilgrims in unison, rushing towards Ganina Yama - the burial place of the remains of the Royal family. In Yekaterinburg for large-scale marches have blocked a number of streets. It is assumed that along this route, the Bolsheviks were carrying the bodies of the murdered members of the family of the last Russian Emperor. The length of almost 21 km.
One colon people of different ages, many congregants with young children. Almost 5 hours already at dawn, the pilgrims cross the route. The procession ends with a prayer service at the monastery in honor of the Royal martyrs. A year later, the capital of the Urals will become a place of attraction for pilgrims from all over the world really - in 2018 it will be exactly 100 years from the date of execution of the last Russian Emperor and his family.
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