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Sviyazhskiy Holy Dormition Monastery

Sviyazhsk s, Sviyazhsk 422500, Russia
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Monastery with dark history

The Holy Dorminition Monastery in Sviyazhsk is one of two functioning monasteries on this... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2016
alexey2612
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Moscow, Russia
Recently reconstructed

The monastic complex of Sviyazhsk has been recently reconstructed and offers a mix of spiritual... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2015
Tinde_K
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Moscow, Russia
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May 7, 2016
“Monastery with dark history”
Jan 18, 2015
“Recently reconstructed”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Sviyazhsk s, Sviyazhsk 422500, Russia
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Reviewed May 7, 2016

The Holy Dorminition Monastery in Sviyazhsk is one of two functioning monasteries on this island-city. It was established in 1555, just 3 years after the conquest of Kazan by tthe Russian forces. During the Revolution and the Civil War it became a prison and the...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2015

The monastic complex of Sviyazhsk has been recently reconstructed and offers a mix of spiritual experience and light sightseeing. There's lots to see and learn about the history of this peninsula, its importance in the crusades of Ivan IV. and much more. Many picturesque paths...More

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