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Optina Pustyn Friary

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Weekend visit

Great place to visit, prey, and lit the candles for your loved ones. Very serene and has good... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
TatyanaK922
Crowds even on weekdays

One of the most revered monasteries in Russia. The nature of such provisions is not entirely clear... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
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11 Aug 2018
“Weekend visit”
6 Sep 2017
“Crowds even on weekdays”
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Great place to visit, prey, and lit the candles for your loved ones. Very serene and has good energy. We loved the pirogi with poppy seeds and made on-site kvas. The women serving at food kiosks are not very friendly, and some are rude.

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

One of the most revered monasteries in Russia. The nature of such provisions is not entirely clear. Whether the fact that here was a sanctuary for hermits, hermits, whether due to the fact that here three days spent Dostoevsky after the death of his son....More

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