Day trips:Mysteries and legends of the cave temples
*LEVELS OF COMPLEXITY:
- LIGHT – for all group of people
- NORMAL – for all group of people, but have a note! Might be some rocky areas during a trip
- THE HIGHEST RANK OF COMPLEXITY – for almost all group of people, but this kind of route is supposed to be more difficult because of rocky areas and walking trips on a long distances
We will visit the unique cave temple complex: female Orthodox monastery (XVII century) in Kostomarovo. During the visit of Spassky Monastery in Kostomarovo, we will see: Mount Calvary with a memorial cross, Mount Tabor, and a sacred spring Kidron. According to some sources, the first Christians who lived there had come to this land in the first age AD and started to form the cave monastery. It has 8 caves of different length. Today it is the only remained cave in the central region, which is the Christian church with two altars.
Then we move to the territory of male monastery of Divnogorie.
It is not for nothing, that Chalk Divas attract people from all over the world. This unique creation of nature is plentifully represented in the Voronezh region. Our journey begins with a visit of Small Divas, which are located on the territory of male monastery of Divnogorie. The complex of Small Divas includes a cave church and a bypass gallery with two chapels. The complex was first mentioned in some documents in the year 1653, although there are suggestions of its earlier origin. The principle of building the cave temple and graffiti on the walls resembles images in the Roman catacombs of the first centuries of Christianity.
*If you need a translator or english- speaking your are able to request it additionally.
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