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Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, Polotsk

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 65 reviews on the web
See a replica of the famous cross of St. Euphrosyne--a national symbol lost during World War II. The six-armed golden cross, decorated with enamel and precious stones, served as an ark for the storage of Christian relics. The monastery bears the name of its patron--the daughter of a prince of Polotsk and one of the 15 patron saints of Belarus. Learn about the life of this 12th-century nun who built churches, transcribed books, promoted literacy, and sponsored art. The remains of St. Euphrosyne were transferred from Kiev to this monastery, which she founded in 1910. The monastery also features a late-19th-century neo-Byzantine cathedral. Make Saint Euphrosyne Monastery part of your personalized Vitebsk Region itinerary using our Vitebsk Region vacation trip planner.
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  • Are not very habitual, it of course travel and expensive, ordered a prayer for many. But if we turn to the servants with a question or request, it opens a world of kindness and caring. Everything will be told and will conduct and teach) good place!
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  • Really enjoyed this day there were many visitors, people are different in a good mood. Listen to old grandma, she came up to us and told us a lot about Efrosinia and monastery. Thank you.
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  • The monastery is very well maintained and beautiful. Range of many colors, Greens temples as snow-white ocean liners of silence and calmness, which are so necessary for travelers weary of life. Worshipped Tomb Efrosinia of Polotsk. Have purchased many icons. Stalls church more offer. On our Russian standards low prices. We have temples are very expensive. Ordered the sorokaust (160 rub. Ross) and no hassles and hustle. Soul rejoices.
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