Churches And Monasteries Of Nizhny Novgorod - Unusual Excursions In Nizhny Novgorod

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Churches And Monasteries Of Nizhny Novgorod - Unusual Excursions In Nizhny Novgorod
Churches And Monasteries Of Nizhny Novgorod - Unusual Excursions In Nizhny Novgorod

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Nizhny Novgorod is famous for its ancient monasteries, amazing churches and people who filled them with their strength. You will visit the ancient complex of the Pechersky Ascension Monastery, see the Ilyinsky and Stroganov churches and find out who Dionysius is and what role he played in Russian history, culture and chronicle writing. Individual excursion for 1–4 people Duration 2.5 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car Rating 5 on 2 reviews 3500 rubles for the excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

Orthodox Nizhny Novgorod You will see the old Annunciation Monastery and hear the history of its foundation, desolation and revival thanks to Metropolitan Alexy. And also appreciate the only brick church in the world, built according to the principles of wooden architecture, and see the brightest Stroganov church in the city. In addition, I will show the Ilyinsky Church and the Church of the Myrrh-Bearing Women and tell about the patron saint of the Russian artillerymen and the great Russian saints Macarius Zheltovodsky and Euthymius of Suzdal

Pechersky Monastery and Dionysius The Pechersky Ascension Monastery is one of the most important shrines in Nizhny Novgorod. You will learn about its foundation by the Right Reverend Dionysius, about the most ancient list of the Russian chronicle that has come down to us, and about the complex relations between Dionysius and Dmitry Donskoy and Sergius of Radonezh. See the 17th century temple complex built by the famous Antipa Konstantinov and visit the place where the monastery was originally located. In addition, hear about the landslide that destroyed the ancient monastery buildings, and go down to the tomb of St. Joasaph of the Caves.

Organizational details

The excursion involves visiting active religious sites, so you need to dress in accordance with the traditions of Orthodoxy.

Venue

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

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