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Russian Sacred Places: Nikolo-Ugreshsky Monastery - an Epitome of History
One of the principal Christian centres of Moscow area, Nikolo-Ugreshsky monastery has a long and rich history, related to the main events of the country.
Russian Sacred Places: Nilov Monastery - the Healing Source
Nilov Monastery is not just an active male monastery on the island among the waters of lake Seliger, but also one of the principal Christian sacred places, where an amazing nature beauty unites with the old architectural works. It creates a unique atmosphere of Nilov Monastery, which attracts many Orthodox piligrims here every year.
Russian Sacred Places: Optina Monastery - a Spiritual Oasis
It is hard to overestimate the importance of Optina Monastery in the history of Russia. The cloister is a bright example of the process of spiritual revival, which arose in the country in the end of the 18th century.
Russian Sacred Places: the Mystery of Solovetsky Monastery
The monastery situated on the remote islands is a real incarnation of solitude and mystery.
Russian Sacred Places: The Pearl of the Russian Golden Ring - Sergiev Posad
Sergiev Posad is a place where meditative and spiritual elements combine with industrial economics,trade,science and secular culture,which make it a very special Russian city.
Russian Sacred Places: an Overview
A green hill, a little church under blue sky... Have you ever been to Russain convents? These are the places of peace and solitude, where you can enjoy the beauty of Russian nature, see the arcitecture of Old Russia and, perhaps, get closer to discovery of the famous mystery of Russian soul.

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