Weekend route. Nizhny Novgorod Region. Diveevo
• weekend tours. Nizhny Novgorod Region. Diveevo
A little story about a trip to Diveevo for the weekend.
The trip to Diveevo was kind of business that did not stop to combine business with pleasure. The distance between Moscow and 460 kilometers faster than five and a half hours to reach unlikely. The road is not very interesting, from the ancient sights only Moore and very beautiful modern bridge next to it.
Diveevo - a village in the Nizhny Novgorod region with a population of just over 6,000 people, and the main attraction of Seraphim-Diveevo monastery, is a major center of pilgrimage. The first day was devoted to the road and explore the surrounding area:
Most of the fields in the area sown with rapeseed:
Central Russian beauty:
In Diveevo rare for the province a variety of places to stay, so the night in a good hotel, the next morning we went to get acquainted with one of the most revered monasteries in Russia:
Orthodox female Seraphim Diveefsky Monastery was founded in 1861, although it should be noted that the first stone church of the Mother of God was consecrated in 1772.
at the beginning of the Holy Cross grooves - one of the main shrine of the monastery. November 25, 1825 Our Lady appeared to St. Seraphim of Sarov and ordered to found a community of Mill, specifying how to enclose this place a ditch and rampart. Dig the groove must have been only sister community.
Fulfilling the instructions of the Queen of Heaven, St. Seraphim of Sarov ordered sisters dig A groove along the trail, which took place on Virgin. Seraphim said that this groove to high heaven, and will always be a wall and protected by the Antichrist:
At the monastery, immersed in the green calmness and conciliation:
The territory of the monastery and kept in perfect order. This is probably the most well-kept monastery that I've seen, and I've seen them quite a few:
One of the oldest buildings of the monastery - House Galaktionova. Built at the turn of 19-20 centuries:
The magnificent five-tiered bell tower height of 70.3 meters, built in 1903 - high-rise dominant of the monastery:
Near the monastery there is a good point of filming, but the pond would be good to put in order: