Theotokos Monastery And The Kazan Icon Museum: The History Of The Miraculous Image - Unusual Excursions In Kazan

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Theotokos Monastery And The Kazan Icon Museum: The History Of The Miraculous Image - Unusual Excursions In Kazan
Theotokos Monastery And The Kazan Icon Museum: The History Of The Miraculous Image - Unusual Excursions In Kazan

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You will have a walk through the territory of the monastery, where the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, revered throughout Russia, was found. In the museum you will take a closer look at the ancient lists of icons, see the tools of the masters and the model reconstruction of the monastery in the 19th century. We will talk about how the monastery developed, where the miraculous icon disappeared and what are the features of the Kazan icon-painting school. Individual excursion for 1-6 people Duration 2 hours Children Without children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 1 review RUB 2600 per excursion Price for 1-6 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

Theotokos monastery It was here that the miraculous icon of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God appeared to people - I will tell you in detail how this happened and how the icon was later lost. You will hear about the difficult fate of the monastery and the period when the monastery was destroyed, you will see how the restoration is going and what buildings have been preserved here since the 17th century. And in the current church of the Exaltation of the Cross of the Lord you can venerate the Vatican list of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God

Kazan icon painting Then the excursion will continue within the walls of the Kazan Icon Museum. A model in one of the halls will help to imagine what the monastery was like during its heyday. Let's talk about the icon-painting workshop at the monastery: you will reveal the peculiarities of the technique and technology of painting icons, you will find out thanks to whom this business was developed at the Mother of God Monastery. In addition, I will talk about the main revered icons in the Kazan region and explain what events their history is connected with.

Organizational details

  • The excursion will take about 30 minutes on the street, on the territory of the Mother of God Monastery. In bad weather, part of the excursion on the street can be shortened or the entire excursion can be spent in the museum, where there is a detailed model of the monastery.
  • Museum tickets are included in the price, no compulsory expenses are foreseen

Venue

The excursion starts at the Museum of the Kazan Icon. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.

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