200 years after the Baptism of Rus, Murom grew into a significant spiritual center, and its rulers became revered defenders of the state. Walking through the ancient monasteries, you will hear about the first Russian saints, baptists of the city, patrons of the family hearth and understand the curious phenomenon of princely sanctity. Group excursion Duration 1.5 hours Group size up to 10 people Children Possible with children How it goes On foot 500 rubles per person
What awaits you
The history of holy rulers in persons You will learn about the first Murom Prince Gleb - the son of Vladimir the Saint, the Baptist of Russia, - who founded the oldest church in the city (now at this place the Transfiguration Monastery) and, together with his brother Boris, became the first Russian saint. Hear about the saints in the Annunciation Monastery princes Constantine, Michael and Fedora - the baptists of Murom himself. Get to know the history of the temple of the same name, where their relics are located. And, of course, you will visit the Trinity Cathedral, where we will talk about the Orthodox patrons of matrimony - Petre and Fevronia
Princely Murom - history in detail On a walk through the Oka Park, on the site of which the Kremlin used to stand, I will tell you why the citadel never had a princely palace and why the Murom rulers did not live there during their reign. Let's talk about how Murom from a specific city of the Chernigov principality became the main one in Murom, and then lost this status. You will also learn about the first and last princes and the power that replaced the princely
On an excursion, you can collect holy water from the source of Peter and Fevronia in the Trinity Monastery, and at the monument on Peasant Square you can rub the nose of a hare for good luck, according to local tradition.
The excursion starts at the Krestyanin square. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.