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Which church is this? I think it’s the Kazan Bogoroditsky Nunnery Monastery (казань богородицкий). The church was stunning inside, but what I will probably remember best is the bread shop outside the church (but inside the gates) where a variety of breads and pastries were sold. The woman who worked there was SO friendly–she kept giving us bread to try, and kvas–that we bought more than we’d initially intended and sat and chatted with her for a while. There was also a tour guide waiting for her group to finish visiting the church who tried to help translate some of the bread types into English for us. (We saw her again later at the Kul Sharif Mosque–I think she may be in my picture of the lobby.)