On the Way to Nikitsky Monastery in Pereslavl-Zalessky

On the Way to Nikitsky Monastery in Pereslavl-Zalessky
«On the Way to Nikitsky Monastery in Pereslavl-Zalessky»

Autumn scenery with background of Nikitsky Monastery, the one of the most ancient monastic religious houses in the area of Pereslavl-Zalessky. It was quick stop on the road from Pleshcheyevo lake, not far from a place where located the famous miracle of nature “The Blue Stone”.

The religious house was originally founded in the northern part of Pereslavl-Zalessky in 1010, even before the establishment of the city that maintains a prominent place in Russia's Golden Ring of historic towns. The monastery was called by the name of the Pereslavl miracle-worker Nikita, the martyr who chained his limbs and spent the end of his days in an underground cell on the monastery grounds to punish himself for his sins. During the reign of Ivan the Terrible who devoted much of his time to this place, the monastery was rebuilt in stone.

Photo #095 taken on November 09, 2013 during long distance countryside tour to Pereslavl-Zalessky and Sergiev Posad, the part of the Golden Ring of Russia, with my Dear clients form Canada, Lyle and Melville Lisitza.

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