All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree-Albert Einstein.

Russia is not without reason called "Orthodox Russia", since hundreds of ancient temples and monasteries are located on its expanses, whose artistic value and majesty is immense. Great masterpieces of architects and unsurpassed masters had being sometimes created for more than one decade. Today in every village, in every small town there is certainly a church, the history of which in many instances dates back more than several centuries. Almost each of them has its own special story. Somewhere this is a white stone cathedral of the XII century, somewhere there are buried imperishable relics of the saint, and somewhere there is a holy spring with abundant and healing water. The Orthodox churches of Russia are architectural monuments of remarkable beauty and rich historical heritage, the age of a big number of them is rooted in the Middle Ages. Solovki, Valaam, Optina Pustyn, Trinity-Sergius Lavra, Suzdal, Pereyaslavl-Zalessky, Novospassky Monastery and many other majestic holy places of Russia, are known for their artistic, architectural and historical value - we offer them to your attention. They have been built in different parts of Russia, at different times and by different architects, the history of each building is rich in amazing facts. People come here, regardless of their religious beliefs, at the call of the heart. We invite you to visit these holy places!
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    The estate Sviblovo, a touching corner of country life in fifteen minutes walk from the subway «Botanical Garden» is located far from the noisy streets of Moscow. The estate was restored several years ago, and now we can see a restored manor house with a colonnade and a mezzanine, two wings, a servant’s hall and […]

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    THE NOVODEVECHIY MONASTERY We will pass under the monastery walls, which saw both the Tatars in the 16th century and the Streltsy in the 17th and the French in 1812. Here at different times were forcibly sent: • widow of Tsar Fedor Ioannovich – Irina Godunova • First wife of Peter I Evdokia • his […]

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    17 days/16 nights. Moscow – Sergiev Possad – Pskov – Pechory – Veliky Novgorod. – Alexander Svirsky Monastery. -Valaam – Konevets- Saint-Petersburg. – Solovki Moscow – Sergiev Possad – Pskov – Pechory – Veliky Novgorod – Alexander Svirsky Monastery –Valaam – Konevets– Saint-Petersburg – Solovki. Moscow – Sergiev Possad – Pskov. – Pechory – Veliky Novgorod – […]

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    SOLOVKI

    $ 1100

    Orthodox monks who lived a hermit’s life, often built their cells in the most deaf and far from everyday vanity places. Why, you ask? We, the modern inhabitants, who are accustomed to live in a world where often only capitalist relations move all our actions, do not understand this. SOLOVKI TOUR TO SOLOVKI ISLANDS RUSSIA  Historically […]

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    At the end of the 14th century, the entry of Perm Vychegda into the Moscow state was reinforced by the activities of the Orthodox missionary monk Stephen of Perm. Who, later in 1383, was appointed by Metropolitan Pimen at the head of the Perm diocese. WONDERFUL TRIP TO RUSSIAN PERM THE GREAT One should only wonder […]

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    The Pskov-Pechora monastery was founded by priest John from Yuriev (now Tartu) in the 15th century. Trip to Russian Saint places. Pskov monastery Then it was a deserted place, covered with forest. Hunters who were there, once, saw the old man praying on the stone, heard the singing of hermits from the hollow. We do not […]

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    VALAAM

    $ 700

    The first people appeared on the Valaam islands in the 10th century. Some historians believe that the year 960 is the date of origin of the monastery on the Valaam. There is another version, according to which the monastery was erected somewhere at the turn of the 13th century, when the islands belonged to Novgorod […]

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    Tver is one of the oldest cities in Russia, first mentioned in the XII century. The word Tver, according to one of the theories, has the Finno-Ugric roots and originated from the name of the Tvertsa River. On the banks of which an ancient settlement was located. TVER. VYSHNIY VOLOCHEK. TORZHOK. In the XIII century Tver […]

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    The Holy Virgin Optina Poustinia is located not far from the city of Kozelsk, on the picturesque bank of the Zhizdra river.  TRIP TO SAINT PLACES IN RUSSIA  According to the local legend, the monastery was founded by the former ataman of a band of robbers nicknamed Opt. Who repented and took monastic vows with the […]

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    Murom is like an epic hero on the banks of the Oka river, growing from the seven hills. Its faithful companions – are the main monasteries of Murom – of the Holy Annunciation. And the Holy Trinity, which survived the period of anti-religious persecution. The narrations about the life of the holy Murom miracle-workers take […]