Excursion on the holy sites of the Tver region
THE 1ST DAY Tver, Vyshny Volochek, Torzhok
7:00 departure of the group from the Leningrad station (Peregrine Falcon), arrival in Tver at 8:00. Meeting of the group. Transfer to V-Volochek (126 km). Sightseeing tour of the city and canals.
Vyshny-Volotsky Kazan Women's Monastery (founded in 1872). Chapel over the graves of the old people: Blessed Lyubushka Susaninskaya, who for many decades has been a consolation and advice to many Orthodox people all over Russia; The grave of Christ for the sake of the holy fool Maria Samarskaya.
Epiphany Cathedral, the image of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker (Mozhaisky), Archbishop Mir Likijsky, executed in the form of a wooden sculpture (late 16th century). Among the most revered Mother of God icons - Iverskaya, Vidropuskaya, Andronikova and named - "Skoroposlushnitsa", "Soothe My Sorrows", "Joy of All Who Sorrow". Transfer to Torzhok. Novotorgsky Borisoglebsky Monastery, which was founded in the middle of the 11th century.
Particularly revered holy cities of Torzhok: prp. Ephraim and Arkady Novotorzhsky, St. blg. book. Iulianiya Novotorzhskaya or Viazemskaya, pr. Trifon Pechengsky, enlightener of lappers, the founder of the northernmost monastery.
Visiting the unique museum "Dom Belt". Torzhok created a unique belt with the protective prayer "Alive in the help of Vyshnyago." The belt is the largest in history (length 12 m, width 25 cm), made by craftsmen-gold embroidered in a single copy of all the canons of Orthodox culture. Dinner. Accommodation in a hotel in Tver.
2nd DAY Staritsa, Tver
Liturgy in the Starytsky Dormition Monastery. Meal.
Tour of the monastery and the city. Ilyinskaya church, Borisoglebsky cathedral, ancient settlement, museum of local lore.
Departure to Tver. Excursion around Tver. Visiting the Cathedral of the Resurrection Cathedral, where the relics of St. Sergius of Srebriansky, confessor of the Marfo-Mariinsky monastery rest, the miraculous icon of B.M. "Vydropuzhskaya".
Nativity of Christ. Visiting the Ascension Cathedral, which houses the relics of the Holy Martyr Thaddeus, Archbishop of Tver.
Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary of the former Otroch-monastery, Metropolitan Philip (Kolychev) was exiled here, and here he died at the hands of Malyuta Skuratov.
The youth monastery was also the place of imprisonment of St. Maximus the Greek. Squares and historical places of Tver. Departure to Moscow at 20:23. Arrival in Moscow at 22: 12.
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