Abrahamievo-Gorodets Monastery in Chuhloma

Abrahamievo-Gorodets Monastery in Chuhloma

Monastery, Historic Site

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Abrahamiev Pokrovo Gorodetsky Monastery, a monastery of the Kostroma Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church in the village of Nozhkino, Kostroma region, on the shore of Lake Chukhloma. The architectural ensemble of the monastery is an object of Russian cultural heritage of regional importance. The monastery was founded in the XIV century by St. Abraham of Chukhloma, a disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh (already after he founded the Assumption Monastery on Lake Galicia). Already during the lifetime of the Monk Abraham a wooden church of the Intercession was erected, and the number of inhabitants exceeded a hundred. Shortly before death (1375) sacred Abraham [3] has removed from a monastery in secluded skit near to a monastery.


Address: Kostroma region, Chukhloma district, village of Nozhkino.

Coordinates: 42.614051,58.815147