St Alexei's church is a Russian Orthodox Church that was built in 1913 for the 100 year anniversary of the Battle of Nations like the monument of the Battle of the Nations. The church is dedicated to the memory of the 22,000 Russian soldiers who died in that battle (100.000 soldiers died in total including Prussians, Austrians, Swedish and French).
Like many Russian churches is beautifully decorated and designed after the Ascension of Christ church in Moscow. I liked the seven-row iconostasi that goes up to 18meters. There is also a crypt with the tombs of the Russian soldiers but its not open to the public.
The church is open daily 10.00-17.00 and the worships of the Russian Orthodox parish in Leipzig take place every Sunday at 10.00am.
Next to the church we noticed some small gardens with tiny houses (pic 3). It seems some local citizens of Leipzig have a small piece of land that they put vegetables during the summer period when they come here for relaxation
Built in 1813 to commemorate the 22,000 Russian solders killed at the "Battle Of The Nations". Consecrated in 1913. An 18-metre high icon wall, standards and tablets with the names of the Cossack regiments involved in fighting decorate the interior of this Russian Orthodox church.
I usually visit them abroad, though usually they are different from the churches in Russia. This one is said to have been built after those of Novgorod but I found the statement wrong. Novgorod's churches are more austere than the Church of St. Alexius built in1912-13.