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At Saint Seraphim-Diveyevo Monastery, see the carved wooden chest with relics of Saint Seraphim and the only portrait of the saint made during his lifetime. Walk the wide, birch-lined paths to the main gate, guesthouse, and the canal. The old summer church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, houses the gilded iconostasis and a replica of the Mother of God icon, which the saint kept in his cell. Look for the display of the saint's shoes, clothing, cross, and cup. If you are lucky, you can catch the choir of nuns singing. Amenities include many souvenir shops and a few places selling food without meat or dairy. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Diveyevo using our trip planner.
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For a real pilgrim the distance and details won`t matter, however, the place has been changing over time and nowadays they have a fairly good infrastructure on site, with a pilgrim center featuring a.... more »
Beautiful place. Most the people is Russian less tourist there. Its long drive to reach the monastery more than 3 hrs from Vladimir a lot of beautiful landscapes in the summer time. We stayed in... more »
The only issue that it a woman monastery managed, that is why man's entrance always closed. Just wonder is it sexual harassment Serafim Sorovsky was blaming monastery Mom for a centuries...
Very glory and well designed architecturally buildings. But no more people and it creates a little bit strange
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