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As good as it gets

Absolutely stunning monastery ! If you are anywhere near you must visit. If you are lucky like we... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
James H
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Noosa Heads
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Monastery on the island

Nice place. To get it you have to drive a few more kilometers from Leningradskoe Ave. However the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
DmitryOK
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Moscow, Russia
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16 Jun 2018
“As good as it gets”
14 Aug 2016
“Monastery on the island”
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning monastery ! If you are anywhere near you must visit. If you are lucky like we were you may hear beautiful chanting in the main church. The setting on the lake on an island is hard to beat assuming you get a sunny...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Nice place. To get it you have to drive a few more kilometers from Leningradskoe Ave. However the road goes through great forest, islands and bridges (which is I believe a part of Valdaisky National park, therefore you would enjoy the nature. The monastery itself...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

This monastery, in a handsome lakeside setting, includes a number of large ornate buildings including a handsome cathedral, and a vegetable farming area with a pond.

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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I visited this place with a group of friends in May and found it clean and we'll maintained. The monastery is quite big and the area around quite scenic. You can feed the ducks at the river just outside the walls.

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Very beautiful and peaceful place, it's possible to have a walk around the monastery. We had a great time seating on the pier in front of main entrance and drinking tea with cakes (brought with ourselves).

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