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Puhtitsa Stavropegial Holy Dormition Monastery

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Orthodox Monastery of the Dormition of Mother of God

One of the few monasteries that were not destroyed or closed during the Soviet regime. Has the... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Tallinn, Estonia

We had very touching visit to Kuremäe Monastery. We "hired" a nun to guide us around and tell about... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Parnu, Estonia
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Dec 13, 2017
“Orthodox Monastery of the Dormition of Mother of God”
Jun 4, 2017
Kuremae kula | Kuremäe, Ida-Viru maakond, Narva 41201, Estonia
+372 337 0715
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

One of the few monasteries that were not destroyed or closed during the Soviet regime. Has the healing saint spring, the old cemetry and the hotel for pilgrims. There is also the old oak on the cemetry which was the witness of the miracle of...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

We had very touching visit to Kuremäe Monastery. We "hired" a nun to guide us around and tell about life, routine and meaning of monastery and its residents. Tour should last an hour but turned into three. During this time I didnt feel bored or...More

1  Thank Eili1972
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I like this place, it is very calm and peaceful and it's interesting as historical place. There is beautiful architecture and it's nice place for walking.

Thank Aleffy
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Beautiful nunnery with an exceptionally beautiful church. Lovely wooden architecture and spectacular flowers. Sadly, all information was only in Russian.

Thank Maiju T
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Easy to find, near the border/ River bank . Beautiful ikons and paintings around the walls and window paintings. Spectacular Golden althars. Women needs to have skarf over head when visiting.

Thank northerntraveller157
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

it is not in narva but about 1 hour drive away. however, if you anyway head in this direction is worth visit it. it is a monastery which is still active which means you can see how the people live there. impression. because usually you...More

Thank Remo G
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Magnificient surronuding nature, very old and sacred place with ancient oaktrees, sacreda among the pagans. The nunnery, which was also the serving place of Partiarch Aleksius of Russia during Soviet period. Sacred spring, which is believed to heal people.

1  Thank L_T2701
Reviewed 22 September 2015

I visited the nunnery (dependance?) in Kuremäe, which doesn't have its own entry on Tripadvisor. Very special and very quite place, which impresses by its calmness and beauty (see images)

1  Thank taqqie
Reviewed 13 February 2015

The place where you can meet actual nuns and monks. Very calm, quiet and peaceful. It is great to go solo, but it's family friendly as well.

Thank Loraq
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Puhtitsa Convent is a very spiritual place almost on the border with Russia. It is the only functioning Russian Orthodox nunnery in Estonia and was established in 1891. Set deep in the forest are a number of beautiful wooden buildings with the onion domed main...More

4  Thank Jolyon67
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