The Convent of the Intercession (Pokrovsky Monastery), Suzdal

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At The Convent of the Intercession (Pokrovsky Monastery), time seems to stand still. Established in the 14th century, the monastery was the place where the influential men of Moscow would banish their unwanted wives and daughters. Today nuns inhabit the convent (and they're there of their own free will), but everyday life in the monastery remains as it was back in the early days. Soak in the atmosphere, walk the maintained grounds, and glimpse examples of Russian religious art and architecture. These include convent houses and several churches, the largest of which is the 16th-century Cathedral of the Intercession. When visiting the convent, be mindful of its purpose as place of prayer and seclusion. A visit to The Convent of the Intercession (Pokrovsky Monastery) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Suzdal family vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Is close to Spaso-Evfimievskim monastery. The beautiful Cathedral, Bell Tower and other buildings. Inside the monastery church near the Cathedral (Cathedral of the winter time to get it) nothing remarkable.
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  • In Suzdal device location (which still does not have a true Center ...) is this all white monastery, where inside you must follow paths and behaviors. A long avenue to admire from a monastic complex and on the other side a long succession of isbe, some of which you can stay. The monastery appears complete and varied so much outside along the way as Wheelwright, opposite inside its fence, with a Bell Tower and composite scale. The Interior is highly important for the part of the Church can be visited. A must see.
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  • If you are required to enter the homepage, on the territory of the nuns have book a tour. It will tell you many interesting facts.
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  • Pokrovsky female monastery is situated on the river Kamenka in northern part of Suzdal. Founded in 1364, Prince Dmitry Konstantinovich. the current appearance of the ensemble was formed in the 16th century, when the monastery became a place of exile disgraced Queens and women of noble Boyar families. In XVI-XVII centuries the monastery was one of the largest in Russia. In the year 1923, the monastery was closed and ruined. In 1950-1960-ies of the monastic buildings were restored, they opened the Museum Exposition. In 1980-ies here is tourist-hotel complex with a restaurant and bar. In the Cathedral was a concert hall. From 1992 onwards the monastic life was revived in an ancient monastery. Currently, the monastery is operating. He owns the Cathedral, building almshouses, outbuildings. Izba-cells built anew in the 70-ies in place of dilapidated old houses for the hotel rooms of the suzdal tourist complex.
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  • Here is a good idea. Can't say more. You can go to church and see the many shortcuts with the relics of the Saints over the Windows, in which nothing can be seen. The Interior of the Church humble but beautiful. Suitable for a small visit but not long touches. The territory is fenced from visitors by more than half, but it is understandable-still working monastery. Have a look just to see how it is-some of my friends liked tihost' and modesty of the place.
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  • Pokrovsky monastery ensemble. Suzdal, Vladimir region, Russia, 601293 his image you see on many souvenirs of Suzdal. It is really very beautiful. But here's my friends, created a dual feeling from his visit. Pokrovsky monastery is situated on the river and he stands Kamene off the main tourist trails. Female acting. It certainly is beautiful. But! To visit opened a very small territory. In my opinion, such cultural and historical heritage must be accessible. ... and here-the terms of the ban. In General, any residue of bad I have left ... but maybe it's just me not lucky? Nevertheless, views of the Pokrovsky monastery Ensemble fascinate! The ensemble of Pokrovsky monastery. Suzdal, Vladimir region, Russia, 601293 His image you'll see on many souvenirs of Suzdal. It really is very beautiful. But my friends, had the dual feeling of his visit. Pokrovsky Monastery is located on a Stone river, and it is some distance from the main tourist trails. Women acting. It is, of course, beautiful. But! To visit opened a very small area. In my opinion, a cultural and historical heritage should be available .... and here-the terms of the ban. In general, any precipitate bad I have stayed ... but maybe it's just I was not lucky? Yet, views on Ensemble Pokrovsky Monastery fascinating!
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  • Look at this monastery with the right bank of the magnificent! On the territory of the monastery is very beautiful!
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  • Tourism. Gold Ring
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