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Monastery with dark history

The Holy Dorminition Monastery in Sviyazhsk is one of two functioning monasteries on this... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
alexey2612
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Moscow, Russia
Recently reconstructed

The monastic complex of Sviyazhsk has been recently reconstructed and offers a mix of spiritual... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2015
tinaq_reviews
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Moscow, Russia
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5 Jul 2018
“Beautiful Place ”
7 May 2016
“Monastery with dark history”
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Sviyazhsk s, Sviyazhsk 422500, Russia
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful and serene place. Sviyashk is a gem and this monastery is as elegant and relaxing as any building on it. Such a beautiful place with a wonderful aura of reverence. Loved it here.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

The Holy Dorminition Monastery in Sviyazhsk is one of two functioning monasteries on this island-city. It was established in 1555, just 3 years after the conquest of Kazan by tthe Russian forces. During the Revolution and the Civil War it became a prison and the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 19 January 2015

The monastic complex of Sviyazhsk has been recently reconstructed and offers a mix of spiritual experience and light sightseeing. There's lots to see and learn about the history of this peninsula, its importance in the crusades of Ivan IV. and much more. Many picturesque paths...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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