The Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery, Pechory
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The Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery features 10 colorful churches, a stone belfry, and restored stone fortification walls with bastions. The monastery has never been closed, not even under the Soviet regime, and today you can see the monks working in the fields and stables. The 15th-century church built into the hillside houses the icon of the Dormition of the Purest Mother of God. The monastery is also famous for its children's choir. According to the dress code, women must wear skirts and cover their heads, and men must wear pants. Plan your visit to The Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Pechory vacation builder.
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  • In my opinion, the Holy Dormition pskovo-Pechersky monastery-one of the brightest jewels of Russia, both figuratively and literally. Very colorful, festive monastery, is required to attend.
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  • Despite heavy rain and a large number of visitors during the visit of the monastery were able to touch and feel the power of Russian spirituality and enjoy the beautiful colors of the churches. Read before that this monastery was one of the few open during the Soviet era and the Abbot of the monastery, the last great patriotic war led his line, while not agreeing with the Commissioners for religious affairs, which was very difficult at the time.
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  • We tried the whole family 8 persons and friends ride annually, usually October or November. Will gladly visit service, ispoveduemsja and communion from. It's such a grace ... Charging spiritually for the whole year ahead ... Save the Lord for everything. Be sure to come back.
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  • The place to be. Please touch base with the Visitor Service a day or two in advance, if you are planning to visit the caves. Hierodeacon Lazarus (Lazar) is the man in charge.
  • Truly a holy place! All others particularly groups. Necessarily with the children.
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  • If you want to see the holy place-come here! The monastery since its foundation never closed each day on the Charter of the Orthodox Church to celebrate the liturgy and other services here was inhabited by many famous spiritual pastors orthodoxy (including Patriarch Pimen), Fr. John Krest′ânkin, Savva shiigumen, Archimandrite Alypy many other true patriots of our mother-church. There are Saints canonized in centuries past and in our time. A special place here-nerukotvornnye, God SIS caves in which one realizes that got into another world ... that thou, man, in General not eternal in this earthly fuss and it's time to think about the future, about the future in eternity. And the belfry! When listened to, chose to your opinion, the best place on the square in front of her and felt (really) blows two big bells, vibrations directly in the chest! And not deaf, that I, frankly, surprised. By the way, Bell ringing and treats, and shooing demons. But even here, read Psalms oil-constant prayer of monks (blessed shiigumen Sawa). Generally, place, grace namolennoe, something this special, чтоли. Here is a little slice of heaven on the sinful Earth, and in this special grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary his mother to Russia. Praise the Savior, that he has given us this abode!
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  • Very unusual place where incredibly easy and comfortable
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  • Wonderful Holy Monastery Hill, Holy caves, polomnechiskij Centre, souvenirs, nature, winter put Cave of FIR branches, near the border with Estonia. I advise to visit.
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