Ganina Yama Monastery, Yekaterinburg

Ganina Yama Monastery stands on the site where the bodies of the last Russian tsar and his family were thrown after their execution by the Bolsheviks. The remains of Nicholas II of Russia and his family remained undiscovered for many years because the Bolsheviks quickly transferred them to a second, secret site, known as Porosenkov Ravine. DNA from living relatives identified the remains as those of the tsar and his family, but the Russian Orthodox Church doubted the validity of the results. Declaring the site holy ground, a monastery was constructed to commemorate the deaths of these political martyrs. Seven wooden chapels now stand on the site, one for each family member killed. Examine the display of photographs to better grasp the personal side of this national tragedy. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Yekaterinburg holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ganina Yama Monastery and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I think this place is important to visit and those who want to learn the history of their country, and those who travel to pilgrimage. Many start thinking anew, leaving from here.
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  • This place is special. Once upon a time, visited him with the person with whom had planned to get married. How long ago it was. The father gave us valuable advice-take a look at each other. Do not make decisions in vanity, in burning feelings. And he was right. Then later, I visited this place again ... and again. And each time, the depth of feelings and sensations, observations of a setting. I advise all to touch our history, ourselves!! Visit!!
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  • Got on tour, again and again draw something about the exploits of the Russian Czar Nicholas ' family wholesome, feel the thrill and pride for Russia, breathe the purity and harmony in the forest among the 7 Temples monastery. Kowtow to all those who support the livelihoods of the monastery, his soul
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