Dormition Monastery

NHL of OTTERBEIN for famous russian monastery

The Holy Dormition Lavra Pskov is located about 340 kilometers south of St. Petersburg and 50 km west of Pskov near the border with Estonia. The monastery was founded in the middle of the 15th century by Russian Orthodox monks and is now considered a major spiritual center in Russia.

To preserve the magnificent buildings for posterity, the monastery was extensively restored in 2015. Our natural hydraulic lime CALCIDUR ®  NHL 3.5 won  the contract. Our Naturally Hydraulic Limes are  predestined for the production of high-quality  mortars after historical model , which have a  high elasticity  as well as a  continuous, tension-free course of hardening  . As a result, wall or plaster damage to the historic building can be effectively avoided.

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