New Jerusalem Monastery, Istra

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
Take a short trip away from the bustling center of the city to visit New Jerusalem Monastery, a site that holds a special place in the history of the Russian Orthodox Church. The monastery dates back to the 17th century when Patriarch Nikon built it as a residence. He deliberately chose the location that reminded him of the Holy Land and made sure the design mimicked the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. The monastery had a turbulent history, from ransacking during World War II to closing down under the communist regime, but today it again functions as a spiritual community. The monastery's surroundings give you the freedom to admire the architecture and religious art. Admission is free. Using our world travel planner, Istrinsky District attractions like New Jerusalem Monastery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • ... And again outside the divine Hand had bold Angelic Clouds! At each press of the Essential letter Pen Fire-Take yours! Arab Ligature strings adorned with Heavenly visions-pattern Fascinates, magnetizes gaze .... And that's really weird-and iridescent letters Connie white and Greys! Race Riders. Merciful Brothers Native! Love and light will cover-soul lost to the House his father return! Take the heat and Fire stomping Horses-image of Peace Ideas! And swords would on Blast! And already the visor to anything! In Star Mirror Crystal see yourself without clothes and masks an illusion invented ... Translate desires secret-the soul of the Beloved ... In a blaze of Sūrya-Crystal vessel filled with Dhanvantari-Water Live! Rejoice! The Great Mercy to the world-affection and tenderness, Sing! The monastery was founded in the year 1656 Patriarch Nikon, according to which Moscow should have been recreated complex of the Holy places of Palestine
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  • Great, as always. Sorry, perekopana again. Parking was removed to a park. And the entrance from the side was closed. Get ready for a ride!
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  • The idea of creating such a place-very powerful. But while there go restoration and repair; and visit to the monastery was not organized at the highest level. Many of the objects are closed for inspection; in the territory, and especially around the monastery, slush (we were in March) that it was impossible to pass; There is nowhere to sit down to rest; and as elsewhere, the problem with parking. We hope that when the complete refurbishment, all of these points will be taken into account.
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  • Gorgeous place in terms of energy and beauty. Recommend a visit! As always, the infrastructure of tomorrow-it's not, but the money already collected even in a single restroom. OK, discount on reconstruction.
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  • All very beautiful, beautiful architecture and was a lot of references to the original Church of the Holy Sepulchre. In the monastery does not stop reconstruction and restoration, but because virtually everything looks novodelom built today, while the monastery has a long history since the mid-17th century.
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  • In fact, the monastery is very beautiful.
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  • Very beautiful place, architecture. While in the temple, you feel an amazing sense of calm and tranquility.
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  • Was the new Jerusalem in the autumn, when the construction work went ... But it did not prevent my impression. The stunning beauty of the monastery and a very good energy of this sacred place. I hope soon to arrive in Istria and again see all this magnificence)
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