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Sverdlovsk Oblast , Merkushino

The temple complex of the Novo-Tikhvin women's monastery of village Merkushino. The Cathedral of the

Храмовый комплекс Ново-Тихвинского женского монастыря
Храмовый комплекс Ново-Тихвинского женского монастыря
Храмовый комплекс Ново-Тихвинского женского монастыря
Храмовый комплекс Ново-Тихвинского женского монастыря
In the village of Merkushino is sutiated restored after the reconstruction St. Simeon the metochion of the Novo-Tikhvin women's monastery, which amazes with its grandeur. It includes 2 churches, connected by a roofed gallery: Simeon and the Archangel Michael. Simeon Church (1885) was built on the place where the tomb of St. Simeon raised the water spring. The altar is located directly above the tomb, whrer situated a Holy spring. Simeon Church is a monument of regional significance. Before reaching village Merkushino, there is a memorable Worship the cross, established in 1996 on the site of the chapel in memory of the place where St. Simeon of Verkhotursk loved to fish. From it is well-groomed trail that leads to water and stone on which, according to legend, he fished and indulged contemplation of God.

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Address: Russia, Sverdlovsk region, settlement of Merkushino


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