You will visit one of the most visited historical sites located on the right bank of the Don. Get to know the old monastery complex and hear legends about its main relics - caves and the ancient "nun's stone". And also touch the atmosphere of the Cossack hinterland and visit three interesting museums in the city of Serafimovich. Individual excursion for 1–7 people Duration 12 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By bus from 17000 rub. for 1-4 people or 3500 rubles. per person if there are more of you
What awaits you
Temples in the vicinity of Volgograd and excursion around Serafimovich On the way to the monastery, you will stop at Church of Peter and Paul in the Log, where the bleeding icon of the Kazan Mother of God is kept, and at Archedin wooden church… Arriving in Serafimovich, you will get acquainted with the city founded by the Cossacks in the 16th century and included in the list of small historical cities of Russia. Explore the architecture of the Cossack village, see Church of the Resurrection and Protection of the Virgin… And also visit the house-museum of the writer Alexander Serafimovich, the museum of the history of the Ust-Medveditsk Cossacks and the Polovinkin sisters
Spaso-Preobrazhensky monastery Founded in the middle of the 17th century on the high bank of the Don, the monastery is considered the oldest in our region. You will learn about the construction of the monastery and its former greatness. Explore the main decoration of the complex - the Upper Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, reminiscent of medieval Italian basilicas. Learn the secrets of its columns and iconostases. And also see the Lower Temple of Arseny the Great and get acquainted with the symbolism of the domes of the elegant Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior
Monastic caves and miraculous stone Then you will go down to one of the main attractions of the monastery - the caves dug in the 19th century by the abbess of the monastery, Mother Arsenia and several other nuns. Here you will also see an ancient miraculous stone with prints of palms and knees, on which the abbess prayed. And hear legends about healings and other miracles associated with stone and caves.
What is included in the price and what is not
- Transfer by comfortable minibus with air conditioning and microphone; guide to museums and entrance fees are included in the price of the trip
- Lunch is paid additionally (if you wish, you can dine on the territory of the monastery)
Excursion timing Please note: travel time to Serafimovich is 4 hours one way 08:00 - 12:00 - Volgograd - Serafimovich 12:00 - 16:00 - excursion program 16:00 - 20: 00/21: 00 - Serafimovich - Volgograd
The excursion starts at the Square of the Fallen Fighters. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.