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Kazan Nunnery

  • vyshnij volochek, Russia
  • 171110, Tver region, Vishny Volochek, Red Town 
    Kazan convent was founded with the existing female community in 1881. The architectural ensemble of the monastery includes several churches, including Kazan, which is considered one of the most beautiful in Russia.

    The main shrine, which was kept in the monastery was an icon of the Mother of God, which belonged to the Byzantine emperor Andronicus III and during an attack by the Turks was transferred to the Russian consul. However, in 1984, when the premises were used as a monastery warehouses, the icon was stolen.

    In 1991 the monastery began to revive, its buildings have been restored and now represent a valuable architectural monuments. Since the monastery holds Skitsky statute for visitors it is open only on weekends and public days. 
    • attractions
      • Cultural objects

Sights nearby

Vyshnevolotskaya water system
Vyshnevolotsky Regional Museum
Venetsianov Square Vyshniy Volochyok
Kazan avenue in Vishny Volochyok
Shopping arcade Gd Volochek
Monument to Catherine II in Vishny Volochyok
Epiphany Cathedral
Magistrate building in Vishny Volochyok
River Cna Vyshny Volochyok
Manor MI Serdyukov Lebedinets
Manor Serdyukov Boriskovo
Vyshnevolotskaya Reservoir Lebedinets
Lake Mstino Ragozino
Museum of Glass factory "Red May" Oktyabrskij
Lake Pudoro Kamushki
Lake Imolozhe Berezka
Roadside zoo in Bologovsky District Kolomno
Lake Volchin Ivanovskoe
Lake Kubycha Elmanova Gorka
Lake Kaftino Kaftino
Lake Pesvo Mitroshino
Long Lake Borok

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