Almost 50 thousand pilgrims have venerated the relics of St. Nicholas in Moscow

© RIA Novosti / Eugene to Novostinearly in photobacteria to the temple of Christ the Savior where the ark with the relics of St. Nicholas the WonderworkerAlmost 50 thousand pilgrims have venerated the relics of St. Nicholas in Moscow© RIA Novosti / Eugene to Novostinearly the image Bank

Almost 50 thousand pilgrims bowed for the first three days the relics of St. Nicholas in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, said on Wednesday the official website of the bringing of the Shrine.

«The number of pilgrims visited the relics of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, is rapidly increasing. In the period from the date of taking of the Shrine to Russia before 9 a.m. on may 24, the total number of pilgrims amounted to 48 thousand», — stated in the message.

Access of believers to the Shrine is from 8.00 to 21.00. As explained on the website, on Sunday, the day of the bringing of the relics of the Italian city of Bari to Russia, they bowed down to 4 thousand people — participants of the Shrine, and was also present at the evening service at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. The next day, may 22, in the temple came 18600 people, may 23 — 25400.

On the website it is not specified where in the present moment, turn to the temple of Christ the Savior. On Tuesday, the queue can be had in the area of metro station «Frunzenskaya».

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