The Nativity of the Virgin Mary church in the estate of the village Tarychev remembers the mighty bass of Fedor Chaliapin. Saint Church excursion in Russia
The monastery Ekaterininskaya Pustyn was founded in the XVII century on the place of the miracle. When St. Catherine came to the Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich. Saint Church excursion in Russia
In the farmstead of the village Tabolovskoe Peter Apraksin in 1705-1721 built a Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary made of white stone, which is now restored. This is one of the brightest monuments of the early Russian Baroque.
The village Ostrov is known since 1328. And its estate remembers all the great dukes and tsars from Ivan Kalita to Peter I Alekseevich. In the 16th century a white-stone tent temple of the Transfiguration of the Lord was built in the tzar’s estate. We will try to unravel the mystery. The dense cover of which hides everything connected with the construction of the temple in the manor Ostrov.
An ancient Nikolsky temple is preserved in the village and the manor Bogorodskoye. We will examine it and make a little pedestrian walk to the ancient hillfort over the Pakhra River, inhabited in the early Iron Age
We will take a walk to another hillfort called Borovskiy Kurgan, inhabited for almost three thousand years. And which is the exact place where M. I. Kutuzov observed the Moscow’s fire in 1812. And turned the Russian army from the Ryazan road to Kaluga road and actually started a march on Paris
We will visit the village of Bityagovo. See its stone temple of the 17th century. Left from the ancient boyar estate and make a walk to the Serofimo-Znamensky monastery.
In the village of Lukino we’ll get acquainted with the Krestovozdvizhensky monastery, based on the site of a noble manor in the XIX century.
We will walk along the alleys of the Gorky estate, examine its architectural ensemble of the XVIII-XIX centuries, and get acquainted with the burial necropolis of Vyatichi of the XI-XIII centuries, located just opposite the main house of the manor.