City Of Kitezh And Lake Svetloyar - Unusual Excursions In Nizhny Novgorod

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City Of Kitezh And Lake Svetloyar - Unusual Excursions In Nizhny Novgorod
City Of Kitezh And Lake Svetloyar - Unusual Excursions In Nizhny Novgorod

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Svetloyar is a mystical lake, to the bottom of which, according to legend, the city of Kitezh descended with all its inhabitants. You will learn about the last battle and death of the founding prince of the city, about secret Old Believer settlements on the Linda River and how the day of Ivan Kupala is celebrated on the lake. And also visit an old wooden church and find a stone with a mysterious mark. Individual excursion for 1-4 people Duration 7 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car 8000 rubles per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

Nizhny Novgorod legends On the way to Svetloyar, I will reveal the history and origin of roadside villages and villages, I will tell you interesting facts about the Nizhny Novgorod Trans-Volga region. You will learn about the robbers Zolotov, the bee keeper Kandaur and the noblemen Vezlomtsevs. And also about the church schism, the struggle of the authorities with the old faith, the sketes on the Kerzhenets River and the harsh schismatics "Kerzhaks"

Secrets and legends of Svetloyar You will walk around the lake, go up to a wooden church and see a stone with a "pile of the Mother of God" - a trace left by the Queen of Heaven. And you will also find the key of Kibelek, where, according to legend, the horse of Prince Georgy Vsevolodovich stumbled and where he died at the hands of the invaders. On the way back, if you wish, you will stop at the Malinovsky Skete and the church of the same faith, where to this day "Golbtsy" are standing over the graves of schismatics.

Organizational details

  • We visit active religious sites, so women need to take headscarves
  • If desired, we can add the Trinity Church to the route in the village. Troitskoe

Venue

The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering an excursion.

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