Goritsky Monastery

Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia

The Goritsky Monastery of Dormition was a Russian Orthodox monastery in Pereslavl-Zalessky. It was supposedly established it early 14th century during the reign of Ivan I of Moscow (Ivan Kalita). No original architecture was preserved. The oldest parts of the current ensemble date to 17-18th centuries. The monastery was closed in 1788. In 1919 the Pereslavl-Zalessky Historical Museum was established within its territory.



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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Russia

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Mario Plaz (3 years ago)
Amazing cultural and nature historical museum inside a beautiful old monastery. One of the recommended places in this charming little town.
Konstantin Seregin (3 years ago)
When we were there (Apr 21) almost everything was closed. They even refused to sell us souvenirs. The buildings are gorgeous but cry for urgent maintenance.
Firstname Lastname (4 years ago)
Old monastery, long history but it needs maintenance
Garry Protheroe (5 years ago)
Fairly dilapidated. Charge 50 roubles to go in
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