onion dome


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onion dome

In Russian Orthodox church architecture, a bulbous dome which terminates in a point and serves as a roof structure over a cupola or tower.
See also: Dome

onion dome

In Russian Orthodox church architecture, a bulbous dome which terminates in a point and serves as a roof structure over a cupola or tower.
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As the steam fills the onion dome and spirals, any particles and dust will drop back into the water.
6 -- color) Downtown Skagway presents a mix of frontier storefronts and onion domes, reflecting a marriage of the town's Russian and gold rush heritage.
The onion dome, reached by a narrow spiral staircase, is the bathroom, which houses a sunken bath.
I buy my ticket at a kiosk and start humbly with a tour of several cathedrals, which look stunning on cold winter days with the sun radiating off their golden onion domes.
The stage was covered in thick carpets and red minarets with gold onion domes.
Through illustrations that are a wonder to study--from Santa's palatial cabin, with its ornate onion domes, to the blue, lunar landscape of the frozen North-artist Chuck Groenink provides a visionary take on the kingdom of Claus.
It's built on the spot where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated in 1881 and has colourful Russian Orthodox enamel onion domes on the outside and golden mosaics inside.
We wanted to create something that talks about its place, but without the kitsch and pastiche," Middleton says, adding: "We avoided onion domes.
Basil's Cathedral has onion domes, and his machinations are so threatening to American interests that the formerly desk-bound Ryan is forced to go operational in a big way.
Tuesday's preliminary round saw participants strut across a stage with a backdrop of onion domes, first in black and red bikinis, and then in sparkling and slinky evening dresses.
They focus on design details such as tent-shaped roofs, tiered gables and onion domes.