Tagged: Religion

Pereslavl Zalessky and the journey back to Moscow

This post is part of my Russia travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery An idle one-street town on the outskirts of Moscow, Pereslavl Zalesskiy was the last orthodox religious center I visited…. by then I was stuck with church fatigue. I had seen so many Russian churches, that I grew tired of them… they […]

New Jerusalem Monastery

This post is part of my Russia travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery In an attempt to recreate the holy land, the New Jerusalem monastery was founded and populated in 17th century. The place is no longer in the limelight. New Jerusalem Monastery. Somewhere in 17th century, Nikon the patriarch decided to show one […]

Russian Orthodox Bell Ringing

This post is part of my Russia travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery Orchestra of the Russian Orthodox Church Bells will blow your mind away Little did I know, when I went to the Saviour Monastery of St. Euthymius, the largest monastery in Suzdal, that I would be treated to a mind blowing performance […]

The Kremlin at Suzdal

This post is part of my Russia travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral: Blue domes spangled with gold. Suzdal (Суздаль / सुझ्दाल) is a historic small town near Vladimir, about 200 km from Moscow. It was once the capital of several Russian principalities and has many examples of early […]