Svyatogorye is a unique wonderful piece of nature which is situated in
the North of Donetsk region. It’s a city with revived spirituality,
unique monuments and charming nature. An ancient monastic abode –
Svyatogorskaya Svyato-Uspenskaya Lavra is situated on the picturesque
bank of the Severskiy Donets River, on chalk hills, covered by the dense
forest. The first notes about Svyatogorskiy Monastery appeared in
chronicles in the XVIth century.
Nowadays a unique architectural reserve is created in Svyatogorsk. It
includes 40 buildings and constructions, 29 of them are the monuments of
history, culture and architecture. The masterpiece of Ukrainian folk
architecture – Nickolaevskaya church situated on the chalk rock, nearly
1 000 metres of labyrinths – entrances inside the chalk rock which have
been famous since the beginning of the XVIth century as well as
Svyatogorskiy Male Monastery are preserved here.
During hundreds of years this place has been attracting people by its
picturesque natural landscapes and exceptional treating-climatic
conditions. Everything in this place contributes to clearness and
openness, to the treatment of a body and soul.
A group gathers at the front door of Saint-Transfiguration Cathedral.
The landmark is the Ukraine Hotel. Departure is from Donetsk.
Trip reportage during the tour. Arrival to Svyatogorsk.
Review excursion about the territory of Svyatogorskaya
Svyato-Uspenskaya Lavra. Visiting Uspenskiy Cathedral (it considered to
be the most monumental cathedral building which harmoniously combines
elements of Russian and Byzantine architectural styles).You will be
acquainted with Guest House of the middle of the XIXth century – it
includes rooms for pilgrims, refectory, museum, Saint Kiril’s and
Mephodiy’s outbuildings, chapel.
You will have a chance to attend the church shop and buy souvenirs. If
you wish to taste Lenten Meals, you can join the monk’s breakfast in the
Free time for lunch.
Excursion to the first tier of Svyatogorskiy complex.
Acquaintance with the sights of the National Natural Park "Svyatye
Gory”: the monument to Artem, Kamishev’s oak, the Memorial of the Great
Patriotic War, Skeet of Russian All Saints.
Price 55 UAH,
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