Sviyazhskiy Holy Dormition Monastery, Sviyazhsk

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  • For the sake of interest you can visit and see ancient architecture. The Guide conducted the internal courtyard, many spoke about the history of the monastery. Temple on territory of the restoration. See monks and abbot were not allowed.
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  • In a male monastery is not urgent restoration. In the daytime, the territory of the monastery is open to the public. Inside the temples do not hit, were closed.
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  • First we met the Svijazhsky Theotokos-assumption monastery. It was founded in the year 1555, just three years after the fall of Kazan. The first Abbot became Archimandrite Herman, who is considered the patron saint of Sviyazhsk. By the way, when in 1922, his power like a profane, started so strong thunderstorm that godless threw that thing. In the same way in the monastery are preserved some of the oldest buildings of the Volga region-uspensky Cathedral (1561) and the refectory Church of Nikolskaya (1556).
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