This place was created to make Holy Land more accessible for Russian people – and you have a chance to see one of the hugest and richest monasteries in the country!
Pick our bestselling tour to relax during a comfortable car ride across beatiful nature of Russia. You’ll be picked up at your hotel or apartment to take an hour long ride to New Jerusalem with our knoledgable guide who will tell you all you’ll want to hear about Russia. The monastery was built in 17th century by order of Patriarch Nikon as a residency and as a copy of the Holy Land in Jerusalem. All the geographical objects were renamed as if it was in Holy Land – river Jordan, Zion hill etc. Come and see how succesful this atempt was!
What’s in store for you:
- New Jerusalem monastery with the courtyard
- Shiloh font
- Gethsemene’s garden
- Patriarch Nikon’s skit
- Museum of wooden architecture
- Monastery stables
- Farmer’s courtyard marketplace.
- Automobile tour (with stops to walk and see);
- Air-conditioned vehicle;
- Friendly knowledgeable guide;
- Entry tickets;
Day off: Monday.
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